31-year-old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo, is serving goals as yesterday, she bagged the position of Minister of Investment, Trade & Industry for Botswana. She also holds the record as having been youngest MP in the country.
Kenewendo founded Molaya Kgosi, a women leadership and mentorship programme which was inspired by the young African women leaders’ forum which was hosted by Michelle Obama in 2011.
She was one of two youth delegates to represent Botswana at the 64th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, where she presented a statement of African youth to the UN Secretary General.
Kenewendo holds an MSc in International Economics from the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom and was a recipient of a prestigious Chevening Scholarship in 2012.
She sure has been blazing the trail long before this appointment, Kenewendo is one to look out for!