Nthabiseng Moleko, lecturer in economics and statistics at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) and contributor to the 2018 South African Board for People Practices (SABPP) Women’s Report released earlier this month. She is a Commissioner of the Commission for Gender Equality and Deputy Chairperson of the Ikaha TVET College Council. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Empowerment Fund, and is a former CEO of the Joe Gqabi Economic Development Agency in the Eastern Cape. She has worked extensively in economic development, and was selected by the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) as a leading future African researcher in finance and economics. Moleko lectures in economics and statistics at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) where she is also currently completing her PhD in Development Finance..