Who is Rosie Motene?

Her three passions in life are Womxn, Africa, and the arts.
Rosie Motene is a Pan African queer feminist, activist, speaker, and media proprietor.  As a certified Life coach and counselor, she uses her experience, privilege, expertise, writing, and voice to speak up on issues around gender-based violence and LGBTQI in Africa.
Her pronouns are She/Her.


Name:                                                                                      Description                                                          

WIts- University of the Witwatersrand -1994 to 1998                                       BADA - Bachelor of Dramatic Arts  Honours                                                        


POWA- People Opposing Women Abuse - 2003                                              Counselling                  

                                                                                                                                  Public awareness and training 


                                                                                                                                 Court Preparation


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Multichoice - 2006                                                                                                   The Producer and director course                                                        


Laughing Yoga - 2001                                                                                               Accredited laughing yoga  course                                                           

NFVF- National film and video foundation - 2012                                               Producers course

TriFocus academy - 2020                                                                                         Life Coaching 

UN Women online course - 2020                                                                           I Know Gender Modules 1 to 9 

Dr. Karen E Wells- CTAA -  2020                                                                              Professional Counseling diploma for sexual abuse

Complementary Therapists Accredited Association

Dr. Karen E Wells- CTAA - 2020                                                                              Full accredited professional PTSD counseling Diploma 

Complementary Therapists Accredited Association

Don Kropp  -2020                                                                                                      Certificate for Providing Trauma informed care

Lisa Powers 2021                                                                                                       Reiki level1, level11 and masters.


Her background

Her career spans over 25 years and she has excelled as an award-winning actor, TV and radio presenter, as well as TV and film producer. Rosie is a retired actor and now operates as an counselor, life coach, author, speaker, feminist/activist, voice-over artist and a Pan African entertainment manager and production consultant. 
As a. certified counselor and life coach, Rosie is registered with The  Council for councilors in South Africa.

Registered councilor number CO 20877


Rosie  provides production and executive  training and consultancy.
Her detailed resume and services are available on request.

Rosie published her memoir, Reclaiming The Soil in 2017. In 2018, it was chosen as the official piece of literature for the One City One book campaign for Ethekwini municipality. 

In 2018 she won the award at The African Authors Awards. The book has participated and exhibited at a number of African book festivals, such as Abantu book festival, South African book fair, Kingsmead book fair, Gaborone book festival, to name  few.


Waka Talent agency: 
She founded the first Pan African talent agency, Waka Talent agency. They have a footprint in 13 African countries. 
Counseling and Life Coaching:
Letsatsi Healing space offers tailored programmes, to humans seeking healing, support, validation, growth and next-level performance in their work. The programmes are suitable for victims/survivors of GBV, humans who suffer from PTSD, humans who need life coaching,  focusing on relationships and career or a mixture of all the above. The programmes are led by Rosie Motene.