Keratiloe Mogotsi, Ph.D.
Joined Chatham: August 2023
ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST
Sustainable development and philanthropy; Non-Profit Management - social entrepreneurship and social innovation; Entrepreneurship - fundraising and resource mobilization; Non-Profit Management - Corporate social investing and responsibility; Business - Participatory Grant making; Philanthropy and Non-Profits.
PERSONAL AREAS OF INTEREST
My focus areas include philanthropy, sustainable development, venture philanthropy and impact investing. I have a great passion for training, empowerment and mentoring. I thrive on experiential learning and kindle greatness in my students and clients to achieve and be all that they can be. I love good story telling thus thrive on great books and telling stories. I value my family greatly and enjoy travelling and spending time with my husband and daughter.
Dr Keratiloe Mogotsi is a Pan Africanist, pracademic, researcher, lean innovation coach, project management professional and associate African Philanthropy academic. Keratiloe is currently an Assistant Professor, coach, advisor and mentor at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, USA. She has vast experience in corporate, government and the non-profit sector. She is a certified project management professional with the PMI Institute and lean six sigma coach. She is a registered member of ARNOVA (association for research in nonprofit organizations and voluntary action); ISTR (International society for third sector research) and IPASA (Independent philanthropy association of South Africa). She has led philanthropic projects as the President of the Women in Nielsen's CSI initiative, African heritage programme lead for MINDS (Mandela Institute for Development Studies) and Nielsen Cares programme in Africa. She teaches and provides advisory services for non-profits. Her research areas include sustainable development, disaster philanthropy in Africa, venture philanthropy, African philanthropy, lean and agile management in non-profits and philanthro-capitalism in Africa. She is passionate about education and “kindling” greatness in people, a passionate educator and coach committed to excel in everything that she does.
- B Com Honors (Summa Cum Laude), University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2009
- BA Honors, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2017
- Masters in Commerce. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2012
- Ph.D University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2021
- Project Management Certificate, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 2014
- Teaching Certificate, Harvard BOK teaching and learning (Online), 2023
- Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa
- Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment
- International Society for Third Sector Research
- Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
- 2023 Female Academic Leaders Fellow
- 2021 - 2022 ARNOVA Diversity Scholar
- Board Trustee - Dramatic, artistic and literary rights organization, Johannesburg, South Africa
- Mogotsi, K.; Mitchell, C. &Bowen, A. (2023). South Africa's Solidarity Fund: Navigating the shores of uncertainty and crisis. Emerald Emerging Markets (awaiting release)
- Mogotsi, K. & Hauger, T. (2023). Participatory grant making in Africa. Development in Practice (awaiting publication)
- Mogotsi, K., Ouma, W.N. & Moyo, B. (2023). Impacts of COVID19 on philanthropy in Africa. In Moyo, Qobo and Ngwenya (2023) African philanthropy: philanthropic responses to COVID19 and development goals in Africa. Edgar Elgar Publishing
- Mogotsi, K. & Baron, N. (2023). Making a difference? The contributions of social enterprises in sustainable development and resilience building in South Africa. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship (awaiting publication)
- Mogotsi, K., Moyo, B., & Urban, A. (2022). Southern Africa Trust: embarking on a sustainability journey. Teaching note. Emerald
- Mogotsi, K., Ouma, W.N. & Moyo, B. (2022). The impact of COVID19 on philanthropy in Africa. ISTR Conference Series
- The influence of lean thinking in disaster responses. Journal of humanitarian logistics and supply chain management.
- Applying lean thinking for disaster responses: the case of philanthropic organizations.
- Climate change resilience. Can Philanthropy play a role? Alliance Magazine
- Radio Podcast: Understanding African Philanthropy
- Africa Day broadcast partnering with Harvard Centre on African Studies, Philanthropy Circuit and Mandela Institute for Development Studies
- Podcast: Giving Black Canada
- Podcast: The landscape of philanthropy in South Africa
- Carleton University Scholar (Funded) 2023. Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
- Mentor SADC Youth Parliament SAYOF
- Membership committee member Association for Research on nonprofit organizations and voluntary action (ARNOVA)
- Lead Pan Africanism and heritage. Mandela Institute for Development Studies
- Development and launch African Philanthropy Short Courses