Mmapaseka “Steve” Letsike

Board Member

Steve is a human rights advocate. Steve Founder and Executive Director of Access Chapter 2 (AC2). Steve is a prominent leader, with high level international policy and human rights experience for over 15 years. 

Currently she serves as the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) Co- Chairperson, a portfolio currently co-chairing with the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, mandated in her capacity as the chairperson of SANAC National Civil Society Forum. Furthermore, she is the Co-Chair of the National Task Team established by the Department of Justice to address Hate Crimes and GBV. She is also Co-Chairs the Commonwealth Equality Network with over 53 commonwealth country members. Furthermore, she serves as a member of the Global UN Women LGBTI reference group, and the Southern Africa UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group, the Women4 Global Fund Network, as well as the Queerwell board, appointed by Minister of Health on the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Social and Behavior aspects of Covid-19 response in South Africa including serving as a Councilor on the South African Pharmacy Council. 

Steve is a seasoned Leader, Feminist, a Human Rights Advocate and an Entrepreneur.