Kirsten Klopper

Position: Transformation and Diversity

Kirsten is an independent development consultant with 30 years’ experience in the social and economic development sector.

Having lived and worked among rural and township communities (pre and post-apartheid) in South and Sub Saharan Africa, and with experience in the non-government, philanthropic, public and private sectors, she has an appreciation for diversity and inclusion which is reflected in her values and focus on social justice. She is committed to a more just and equitable society and seeks to embody this in her relationships and her process-oriented approach to life and work.

In her capacity as an associate of the Wits University Centre for Diversity Studies (WiCDS), Kirsten has spent the past three and a half years facilitating workshops on transformation, transformational leadership, inclusion and diversity with clients such as the National Research Foundation (NRF), Universities of Johannesburg, Rhodes and Witwatersrand, Samancor, and several private and government schools.

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