Kentse Radebe.

Innovation Director: Keep All Children on Track, DG Murray Trust

As an Innovation Director at the DG Murray Trust(DGMT), Kentse heads up work focused on early childhood development and education. She provides strategic leadership to Keep All Children on Track by Grade four in order to unlock human potential and build an inclusive and transformed society. Prior to DGMT, she held the role of Project Manager: Systems Innovation at the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. In her role she was responsible for managing active projects, initiating catalytic projects and conducting research that focuses on the complexity within systems work, social innovation, institutional theory and systems innovation.
She is also a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity, a Mail & Guardian 2019 Top 200 Young South Africans award recipient; a Public Health Association of South Africa PHILA Emerging Practitioner Award winner; a Fulbright Scholar and an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow.

Kentse has extensive experience working to identify the processes and levers that lead to social innovation. She also has a keen interest in the broad study of social stratification and the role that institutions and organisations play in advancing or reducing inequality.
She has an academic background in Sociology and Organisational Psychology and completed her M.S. degree at Mississippi State University and her Honours and undergraduate studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.