Liesel is a Programme Officer for the With and For Girls and joined the Stars Foundation in May 2018.
Prior to joining Stars foundation, she held positions at South African NGO's working on area-based community development programmes that aim at safe and integrated communities and the improvement of the quality of life for the residents in local neighbourhoods through a comprehensive range of urban improvements and social interventions. She also worked at IkamvaYouth, a previous Stars Impact Award winner.
Liesel has lived and worked in South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania and India. She holds a BA degree in Architecture and is currently completing her MSc in International Development at the Open University.