Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a businesswoman and humanitarian who started her career path as a medical doctor. She was drawn into the fashion world when she realised that the fashion and clothing industry can play an important role in supporting and developing small businesses and promoting entrepreneurship.
“I am inspired by the talent of South African artists and fashion designers. I believe that it is only a matter of time before we have South African designers exporting to big fashion houses and retailers overseas. Their unique designs set them apart and make them stand out. The world of fashion is always looking for new talent.” says Dr. Moloi-Motsepe.
Dr Moloi-Motsepe started her career in medicine at the University of Witwatersrand. She has worked in both the public and private health sector as a general practitioner and opened one of the first women’s health clinics in Johannesburg. Her involvement in medicine is now includes educating and advising women on women’s health issues and working with NGOs.
She heads the Motsepe Family Foundation, which immerses itself in projects and ventures that positively impact on the country and its people, from health and education to the nurturing of young talent in the fields of music, sport and fashion. Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a board member of Synergos (SA Chapter), Endeavor and the Global Philanthropy Circle, and is the Patron of Birdlife South Africa and Child Welfare South Africa. The Executive Chairperson of African Fashion International. Dr. Motsepe has also married her passion for women’s health and fashion business through the Design for Life Breast Cancer campaign.
South Africa’s Most Influential Women 2012
The Elizabeth Tshabalala Award On Raising Breast Cancer Awareness
Prestige Award – City Press Rapport
President: Cancer Association of South Africa
Precious, we salute you!