Lesego grew up in the village community in the Northwest Province of South Africa after being orphaned as a young girl. She obtained a Master of Science in Social Policy and Development through the London School of Economics and Political Science.
She is the CEO and founder of Bokamoso Impact Investments, a social enterprise empowering poverty-stricken communities by introducing innovative agricultural solutions to eradicate poverty through education and the incubation of local rural entrepreneurs.
Lesego is a 2019 Tutu Fellow and is recognized as one of the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans. She was selected as Standard Bank Top Woman of the Year & received the Trail Blazer Presidential Award.