21 Oct Paballo Makupu, Innovation Partner and Property Underwriter
Meet Paballo Makupu.
Paballo is a property underwriter, philanthropist and a motivational speaker.
She holds a BSc Actuarial Science Degree (cum laude) as well as a BSc Honors in Actuarial Science. She serves as an innovation partner at Munich Re of Africa.
She was appointed as the Head of the Schools Outreach programme.
Paballo has a number of achievements including being awarded the Carrol Boyes Fabulous Girl of the Year 2019, named CEO Global’s Pan Africa Award for Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government. She was one of the Inspiring Fifty SA – Top 100 Women in STEM. She was also the winner of the Gauteng Youth Service and Excellence Award in 2016.
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Get to know Paballo Makupukm
What are the 3 words you would use to describe yourself?
Humble, Blessed, Smart.
What is your biggest fear about the future?
I fear being redundant, I fear looking into the mirror and not recognizing the person looking back at me given that her fire had died a long time ago.
What would be the title of your memoir and why?
Know Your Worth – From Junior to Manager
I was at a point were fear had crippled me and I was comfortable with being less than what God had intended of me to become.
After I got declined for a promotion I feel into a pity party, until Team Pabi (my friends who believe in more when I fail to) picked me up
I when for a general interview and to my surprise was offered a management role.
What gets you out of bed every morning?
God blesses me with a new day, but it is the people that look up to me even though I might never know nor meet them that inspire me to be bold, authentic and always seek greatness.
What is your definition of success?
My parents named me Katleho knowing that I will be successful, all they asked of me is to value and treasure this success by giving me my second name Paballo.
One fun fact about you?
Lol, I am older than I look.
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