Rosie Motene

For over 25 years, Rosie has received accolades as an award-winning actor, TV and radio presenter and TV and film producer.

A Queer Pan African Media proprietor, Rosie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts (Honours) from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is also a feminist author, activist, speaker, voice-over artist, and a Pan-African entertainment manager, having founded the first Pan African talent agency.

Rosie is an accredited international laughter coach, she is in the process of completing her life-coaching course. The aim is to use this learning and combine it with her counselling expertise and assist Pan African women in reaching their full potential.

Rosie published her autobiography in 2017. For ‘Reclaiming The Soil’, she was a category winner at the African Authors’ awards. Her book has received rave review via TV, radio, online and print. The book was also selected as the official book for the One City One Book campaign for the year 2018/2019 (an initiative of the Ethekwini municipality).

Rosie is an accomplished blogger, where she speaks on her three passions in life, being Women, Africa, and the arts

Rosie represented South Africa at the ‘iThe Africa Unite’ campaign, to stop gender-based violence in Africa. Alongside representatives from other African nations, she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Rosie became a key operator with the activities of Childline, Gauteng. In 2004 she was appointed Chairperson and worked closely with a strong management team in spearheading the activities of the
organisation. She then used her brand to speak and educate many about what abuse is, using her personal experience.

She has worked extensively in advocacy, PR and marketing by implementing many new strategies that support the aims and mission of the company.

Rosie has conducted many press interviews on TV, radio and in print media on behalf of the organisation and participated at board level for over a decade.