Precious Gondwe is a Botswana based lawyer and businesswoman.[1][2] She was named in the Top 30 Most Influential Female Lawyers in Africa wherein she represented the Republic of Botswana as a lawyer and a Law firm founder in Africa.[3][4]

Precious Gondwe
Born
Precious Masuku

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
NationalityMotswana
Alma materLL.B. University of South Africa
Occupation(s)Lawyer, Businesswoman
Years active2012-present
Websitehttps://preciousandpartners.com/

Background edit

Born in 1987 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Precious Gondwe was born in the city of Bulawayo in Zimbabwe and was raised in Botswana where she had her early education. She proceeded to study law at University of South Africa in Pretoria.[5][6]

Career edit

Precious Gondwe started her career in 2012 at Lerumo Mogobe Legal Practitioners. In 2018 she established her own firm Precious & Partners in Botswana. Over ten years she has gained recognition as one of the prominent legal practitioners in Southern Africa.[7]

In 2021 she became an arbitrator with the Association of Arbitrators in South Africa. In 2023, she was a delegate at the Commonwealth Study Conference by the Duke of Edinburgh.[8]

Awards edit

In 2020 she was recognized in the top five Southern African Women in Leadership (SAWIL) where she was awarded and named in the Top 10 Category of Trailblazers, Southern African Women in Leadership.[9][10] She was then awarded a Humanitarian Award by the Young Boss Media New York the same year. In 2021, from The Vessels Awards, Precious was given the Pan African Leader and social Entrepreneur of year awards.[11] In 2021 Precious Gondwe sat on the board of Pembury Lifestyle Group.[12]

References edit

  1. ^ "The Lawyer CEO – Precious Gondwe". Azhizhinews.com. Archived from the original on 3 August 2022. Retrieved 4 July 2022.
  2. ^ "Precious Gondwe Reveals How She Became a Successful Lawyer in Botswana. - Gambakwe Media". Archived from the original on 2022-07-05. Retrieved 2022-07-04.
  3. ^ "Courtroom Mail's 30 most influential female Law Firm founders in Africa 2020 - Courtroom Mail". Archived from the original on 2021-05-17. Retrieved 2022-07-04.
  4. ^ Leepile, Naomi (March 12, 2021). "Botswana: Gondwe - Law Firm Founder, Activist". allAfrica.com.
  5. ^ "The Boss of Corporate Law – Africa Fortune Magazine". Madubeindustries.co.za. Retrieved 4 July 2022.
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "Her courtroom tenacity becomes zest in fashion". Businessweekly.co.bw. September 4, 2021.
  8. ^ Liu, Vivian. "Conference member". CSC Canada - The Duke of Edinburgh's. Retrieved 2023-10-26.
  9. ^ "AT THE Southern Africa Women in Leadership Awards 2020 (SAWIL)". Botswana Youth Magazine. October 24, 2020.
  10. ^ [2][dead link]
  11. ^ "Africa Legal | Aspiring women in law". Archived from the original on 2021-08-04. Retrieved 2022-07-04.
  12. ^ "PEM.ZA Company Profile & Executives - Pembury Lifestyle Group Ltd. - Wall Street Journal". Wsj.com.

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