Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a philanthropist and businesswoman. Upon completion of her medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, and postgraduate studies in child and women’s health at Stellenbosch University, she established one of the first women’s clinics in Johannesburg.
Dr Moloi-Motsepe is a recipient of the Elizabeth Tshabalala Award for her promotion of women’s health and cancer awareness. She has also published a resource guide, the Little Black for Women, to disseminate vital information on health, education, and economic and legal empowerment to marginalised women.
In 2016 Dr Moloi-Motsepe founded the Gender Equality, Wellness and Leadership (GEWAL) department within the Motsepe Foundation. Through GEWAL, Dr Moloi-Motsepe has been an advocate for Gender Responsive Budgeting Initiatives, which was adopted by the South African parliament in 2018. Through the annual International Women’s Day Summit, Dr Moloi-Motsepe brings together globally influential leaders and grassroots organisations that work with vulnerable women to inspire greater efforts for the advancement of women in leadership and gender equality across all industries.