Dr Michele Ruiters


About Michele

Michele is currently lecturing at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), the University of Pretoria. She holds a PhD from the United States in Political Science, two Masters Degrees (International Relations and Commerce) and a diploma in International Executive Development from GIBS. She also works at the Development Bank of Southern Africa as a Senior Researcher

Career Highlights

  • Achieved a Fulbright Scholarship for PhD studies in the United States

  • Has 12 years as a researcher on development finance and women’s development

  • Has global academic exposure across 3 continents (Japan, South Africa and United States)