Kwena Mabotja has five years of management consulting experience, where she has worked across a broad range of industries to solve business challenges. She is currently the SAP University Alliances/Next-Gen Lead for Africa, where she works to develop youth tech skills and student start-ups. She also leads the Africa chapter of Women in Data Science, an initiative aimed at increasing the participation of women in STEM and promoting the field of Data Science as an emerging career opportunity. In addition, Kwena serves as the Non-Executive Director of Moment Business Consultants (MBC), where she advises on strategic direction, planning and operations. MBC supports youth SMEs with accounting services, business mentorship and funding access.
Kwena holds MBA qualifications from London Business School and the University of Cape Town. She has completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from Wits University and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand. She is a change multiplier who sees empowering Africa’s youth and women through innovation and technology as a key driver to unlocking Africa’s economic growth potential.