Dorothy Tlagae

Country Director, Botswana

Dorothy Tlagae has been a Country Director for Global Communities since 2012. Dorothy has 25 years of experience in managing and implementing social development programs with a specific emphasis on HIV/AIDS, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Gender, Reproductive Health, and Youth Development. Throughout her career, she has worked for local NGOs, the United Nations, the U.S. Government, and the International NGO sector and is the current Vice-Chairperson of the Global Fund Grant Coordination Mechanism for Botswana.

She is a devoted Sports Administrator involved at grassroots and developmental levels. She is a former board member at Botswana Judo Federation, BNOC Local Organizing in 2019. She was on the International Working Group on Women in Sport-Legacy Committee in 2018.

Dorothy holds a master’s in Development Studies and an Executive Master’s in Sports Organization Management. Her personal value statement is, “Transformation happens when society recognizes the strength that lies in each one of us. Supporting children and their families to identify and solve challenges they face not only empowers them but also builds resiliency to face future challenges.”