TSHEPISO RALETSEMO

Tshepiso Raletsemo is the chairperson of Women for Housing, an organisation that facilitates opportunities for women involved in the housing sector and empowers them through advocacy, training and support. Raletsemo is the managing director of Inkanyeli Projects, a 100% black-owned professional construction company. In 1998, Raletsemo joined international construction company Turner and Townsend Africa as a trainee quantity surveyor on scholarship. She qualified as a quantity surveyor at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2001 and joined Turner and Townsend on a full-time basis in December 2002. Two years later, Raletsemo and her partners started Inkanyeli Projects, which is involved in general building works and mentorship for emerging contractors. Raletsemo is also an accredited mentor with the University of the Free State. She is currently studying towards a master's in property development and management through Wits. Raletsemo also sits on the councils of the South African Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors and Construction South Africa. Her dream is to see South African women becoming self- sufficient and financially independent.

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