Ms Nthabeleng Likotsi is the Executive Chairman of the Young Women in Business Network (YWBN) and the Chairperson of the formation of the YWBN Co-operative Bank. She holds a Masters in Entrepreneurship from Wits Business School and a post graduate Certificate in Accounting from the University of Johannesburg, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship from the Centre of Entrepreneurship at Wits Business School (WBS).
Ms Likotsi has been honoured by the international business community, she was presented with the 2013/2014 ‘Women Leadership Award’ at the 3rd Africa – India Partnership Summit in Mauritius in November 2013. The Women Leadership Award is conferred to the “Outstanding Women Professionals who have the vision, flair, acumen and professionalism to demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills in an organization, making changes and achieving results.” The awards merit recognition to contributions made by an individual who has made a difference to the society – people, industry and the community and played a role of responsible citizen. Ms Likotsi participated in a three-week International Visitors Leadership Programme – Women and Entrepreneurship hosted by the Department of State in the United States of America in 2014 and the Women in Business seminar in Kusnatcht ZH, Switzerland.
Ms. Likotsi serves on boards of several companies as an independent Non-Executive Director on companies such as Cobra, Vaal, Libra, WHS, Apex Valves and Ubuntu Plastics and one of the youngest women independent executive directors on JSE listed companies.