Kentse is currently the Head of Social Impact at the South African College of Applied Psychology in Cape Town, South Africa. The role primarily encompasses developing and driving SACAP’s social impact strategy at an institutional level. This includes developing programmes and initiatives that realise SACAP’s core objectives which include reducing the current mental health treatment gap, providing relevant and contextual training for mental health practitioners, and contributing to the advancement of the professional field. The role also involves developing corporate partnerships, engaging in business development, fundraising and donor management, as well as stakeholder and network building. An integral part of the role also revolves around setting up, managing and conceptualising key projects under the SACAP Foundation.
Kentse is a Sociologist, with a background in Organisational Psychology. Kentse completed her M.S. degree at Mississippi State University and her Honours and undergraduate studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Kentse is aTekano Atlantic Global Fellow, a Fulbright Scholar and an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow.
Kentse has a keen interest in the broad study of social stratification with a sharp focus on the role that institutions and organisations play in advancing and reducing inequality.