Refiloe Seseane – Business Speaker

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Refiloe Seseane - Business Speaker, Motivational
Refiloe Seseane - Business Speaker, Motivational

Refiloe Seseane – Business Speaker is the Founder of an award-winning Non Profit Organisation called 18twenty8® which empowers young women between the ages of 18 and 28.

She completed both primary and high school at St. Dominic’s Convent and matriculated with a distinction in English.

She excelled at Drama and Public Speaking and was awarded full colours for both. Now available to book through Conference Speakers International

Refiloe majored in Economics and Finance in her BCom degree at The University of South Africa (UNISA) and graduated with a distinction in Economics. She also holds a postgraduate (Honours) degree in Economics from UNISA as well as a certificate in Media and Marketing Strategies for NGOs. She was the top graduate in the Management Advancement Programme (MAP) at Wits Business School in 2011.

Her corporate career began at Allan Gray in Cape Town before joining BoE Private Clients (now Nedbank Private Wealth) as a Business Analyst in the Investments division.

Refiloe is an eloquent voice-over artist, accomplished TV actress, corporate MC and TV presenter.

She is passionate about her role as Big Sister and designs workshops for girls in Grade 11 and Grade 12 in consultation with Life Orientation educators. Follow us on Twitter

Refiloe’s achievements include:
2012
Member of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders’ Initiative
Fellow of the Spark Changemakers’ Programme (an Australian initiative for Social Entrepreneurs)

2011
Member of the Young African Women Leaders’ Forum with U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama
Recognised as a Top Young South African by the Mail & Guardian newspaper
Profiled in the Mail & Guardian Book of South African Women

2010
Winner – Inyathelo Philanthropy Award
Winner – CEO Magazine Most Influential Women in South Africa Award
Top 3 Finalist in the Black Business Quarterly Awards
Protégé at the MTN Business Leading CEO Council with South Africa’s top CEOs
Her board memberships include:
Independent Schools’ Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) – Mathematics and English Board
African Leadership Academy – Student Enterprise Program
Brightest Young Mind

Refiloe Seseane – Business Speaker

Her MC & hosting experience includes:
Standard Bank Graduate Conference – 2014
Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards – 2013
Keynote Speaker – ABASA Gala Dinner – 2013
Standard Bank Graduate Conference – 2013
Standard Bank CIB Conference – 2012
Momentum Investments MMI Launch – 2011
Stanlib Leadership Conference – 2010 and 2011
New Jerusalem Children’s Home – Gala Fundraising Dinner – 2010
Department of Transport – October Transport Month – 2009
Soul Magazine Woman of the Year Awards – 2008
Emperor’s Palace Casino and Sun City Casino – 2002 to 2004
TV Presenting:
Business News Anchor – CNBC Africa (2011/12)
Computing and technology show GO OPEN co-produced by the Mark Shuttleworth Foundation
Various corporate videos – VODACOM
Various infomercials – VODACOM
Beauty make-over show – SUNSILK
Entertainment and magazine show – CITYLIFE
Corporate video – MONASH UNIVERSITY
SABC 3 Game Show – OUT OF THE BOX
Magazine and lifestyle program – AFRICA WITHIN