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Machel presents the 3rd Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Lecture
Machel presents the 3rd Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Lecture
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Machel presents the 3rd Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Lecture

Date Released: Wed, 4 October 2017 16:25 +0200

Humanitarian and activist Ms Graça Machel will give the keynote address at the third Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Development Trust Annual Lecture, titled: ‘Values Based Leadership’, hosted by the Rhodes Business School on Thursday, 5 October at 18h30 at the Barratt 1 Lecture Theatre.

Machel, a former South African First Lady and current Chancellor for the University of Cape Town, is a South African based humanitarian and activist who over the years has gained international recognition for leadership in projects focussing on ending hunger in Africa, as well as the welfare of refugee children.

She has received the Inter Press Service’s (IPS) International Achievement Award for her work on behalf of children internationally and the Africare Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award.

The Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Development Trust (ATMDT) Annual Lecture seeks to address social economic challenges such as poverty, inequality and unemployment in Southern Africa, through the provision of educational opportunities, skills and entrepreneurial development, and the promotion of health awareness.

Former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe presented the 2016 Lecture.