- Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa
Studies, Wharton School of Business & Kennedy School of Gov.; Cert. in Negotiating Skills, IMMSA; BCom candidate, UNISA. Formerly: Teacher, Moloto and Makaunyane Secondary Schools; involved in underground structures of liberation mvmt; Chair, South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU), Warmbaths; Member, Fed. of Transvaal Women; Dep. Pres., SACCAWU; Member, Reg. Exec. Cttee, Congress of South African Trade Union, Northern Transvaal; Member, Nat'l Labour Economic Inst.; Dep. Chair, African Nat'l Congress Women's League (ANCWL), Garankuwa Branch; Member, Nat'l Assembly; first woman Chair, Portfolio Cttee on Trade and Industry. Member, Exec. Councils for Tourism, Environment and Conservation, Economic Development and Tourism, Agriculture, Conservation and Environment, NW Province. Former Chair, ANCWL, NW Province; Treasurer, African Nat'l Congress (ANC), NW Province; Premier, NW Province. Chair, ANC, NW Province; Minister of Social Dev. Since 1996, Member, Provincial Executive Committee; since 2003, Member, ANCWL Nat'l Exec. Council; since 2010, Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs. Provincial Chair, ANCWL, NW Province. Author.