Lebogang Mokwena

Director of Youth Development Programmes in the Vocational and Continuing Education and Training (VCET) Branch, South Africa’s Department of Higher Education and Training

LebogangMokwena thumbnailLebogang Mokwena served in the Vocational and Continuing Education and Training (VCET) branch of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in South Africa as the Director for Youth Development Programmes.

Mokwena is among the 500 young African leaders who were selected to participate in President Obama’s inaugural Washington Fellowship, a six-week leadership training program, which took place in June and July 2014. She has an interest in a variety of research areas including governance and state capacity; the interface between skills and industrial development; organizational change and development in the public service; poverty alleviation strategies; and youth engagement for social change.

She holds qualifications from the universities of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) and Sussex (United Kingdom), and has been accepted into graduate study at The New School for Social Research in New York.

 

 

 

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