Sazini Mojapelo is a passionate leader and Harvard Business School graduate, her expertise lie in the development and execution of strategic plans linked to corporate social investment, social entrepreneurship, youth and women empowerment.
She is responsible for the conceptualisation, development and driving the implementation of the Shared Growth strategy; a strategy aimed at skills development, enterprise development and financial inclusion across the continent.
Mojapelo is a strategist and development specialist by training, holding a double major Degree in Sociology and Industrial Psychology as well as having obtained a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the University of Cape Town.
Prior to joining Barclays Africa, she was the CEO and founder of Hand in Hand Southern Africa, an NGO with the focus on micro and small business development in peri urban and rural areas.
She has over 14 years experience, working in government, civil society including corporate and private sectors.
Sazini is passionate about making an impact in people’s lives through her work, especially the youth.
Her ultimate goal is to give young people an opportunity to unlock their potential, to either better develop their employability prospects or to become self-employed through starting their own business.