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Kefiloe Masiteng

Dep Dir. General, Population and Social Statistics, Statistics South Africa

Kefiloe Masiteng
Kefiloe Masiteng

Kefiloe Masiteng is deputy director-general for population and social statistics at Statistics South Africa. Her responsibilities include managing the Population and Social Statistics Programme in Stats SA, including a supervisory role over ten executive managers; taking full financial and management responsibilities for the cluster; and representing Stats SA in the Social Cluster FOSAD meetings and all international experts meetings for Population and Social Statistics. Prior to joining Stats SA, Kefiloe worked in the presidency, Department of Housing and Health in the areas of governance, monitoring, and evaluation. She has a BS with honors from Wits University and a postgraduate diploma in epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as a master’s in public health from the University of Pretoria. She also was a Fellow at the University of North Carolina from 2000 until 2002. Kefiloe is working toward a PhD in public and development management at Wits University. She is a Fellow of the sixth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.


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