Tebogo Ellen Ledwaba – Women Deliver

Tebogo Ellen Ledwaba

  • Age: 29
  •    |   She/her/hers


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Youth voices, actions, and solutions, as well as our reach and willingness to influence decision making, are all essential if sustainable development is to be achieved. We are young catalysts for change.

- Tebogo Ellen Ledwaba


Tebogo Ellen Ledwaba was born and raised in South Africa. She is currently studying law at the University of South Africa. Tebogo is a YWCA Ambassador.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Growing up, I witnessed a lot of gender inequality. Gender equality is intrinsically linked to sustainable development and is vital to the realization of human rights for all. The overall objective of gender equality is a society in which women and men enjoy the same opportunities, rights, and obligations in all spheres of life.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

Creating a foundation that is a safe space for young black girls.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Swimming, acting, running, and cooking.

Languages Spoken:

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Ndebele
  • Northern Sotho
  • Setswana
  • Southern Sotho

Speaks On:

  • safe abortion
  • youth leadership
  • sex workers' rights

Past Awards, Certifications, or Fellowships:

  • YWCA Ambassador

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