Tshepiso Girlicious Katz

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    Chief Social Impact and Transformation Officer

    BSc Geology (University of the Free State)
    BSc Honours in Geology (University of the Free State)
    Certificate in Advanced Mineral Resources Management(University of Witwatersrand)
    Master’s in business administration (MBA) (2019-2020) (North West University_In progress)

    Tshepisho Katz began her studies with the University of Free State where she obtained her BSc Geology (2010-2012) and BSc honours (2013) degrees. Her excellent academic performance earned her a membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society, UFS Chapter (2011). Between 2011-2013, she worked as a geology tutor for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year students. In 2016-2018, she completed her certificate in Advanced Mineral Resources Management from the University of Witwatersrand. She is currently doing her MBA qualification with North West University (2019-2020).

    She is currently working as a mining and exploration geologist at Gold One, Kleinfontein mine, Modder East Operations where she started as an intern geologist in 2015 and was appointed as a junior geologist in 2016, a position she still holds.

    She believes that education is a powerful tool and advocates for creating an educational platform and availing resources for school pupils to encourage continuous learning and development. She is a mentor to a number of students, from both secondary school level and University level, and has participated in career exhibitions in her local community by giving career guidance and motivation to learners.