Consultant and Founder, Konopo & Partner Labour Law consultancy
Rethabile Konopo is passionate about children and their role in society in so far as UN Sustainable Development Goals are concerned. A labour law consultant and founder of Konopo & Partner Labour Law consultancy, she cut her teeth in human resources and gained extensive experience in one of the largest retail chain in Africa, where she sat in the Pension Retirement Fund Management Committee.
She has been in the forefront of youth activism in Botswana, joining a voluntary youth advocacy body - as Treasurer of the Botswana National Youth Council Regional Committee in 2012. She is also a U.S International Exchange Alumnus under YALI Network in the track for Business and Entrepreneurship. As the Local Merit Council President of World Merit Botswana, she has been endorsed to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goal 8 for economic growth and access to decent jobs. In 2016 she pioneered movement - #SlaveWageMustFall in Botswana that advances the principle of “equal pay for equal value of work” and has fiercely campaigned for “Women Deserve to work” initiative. She is a peace agent for Peace Revolution under World Peace Initiative. She holds a Business Administration Degree; Post Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management and Diploma in Labour Law.