Tsipane Nkwe

JFKS is fortunate to have a range of expertise to draw on in its directorship. 

Tsipane is a member of the board of Directors at JFKS and has a wealth of experience in law; she was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1996. She has worked extensively in youth and women’s policy development and, in particular processes to access investment opportunities for youth groups. 

As a youth practitioner, she was part of the steering committee of the Women’s National Coalition (where she worked closely with former Minister of Land Affairs – Thoko Didiza and former Deputy President- Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka); chairperson of the National Youth Coordinating Committee; consultant with the Youth Development Trust and a founding board member of the Outward Bound Trust of South Africa, which led the idea of outdoor experiential learning for young leaders and corporations.