Mrs Orefitlhetse ‘Ore’ Catherine Masire holds a Masters degree in Strategic Management (University of Derby) and a BSc. in Business Administration and Human Resource Management from Auburn University, USA. Her professional career can be characterised as one of service to the small and medium-sized business sector of Botswana. While she was at the Botswana Confederation of Commerce, Industry, and Manpower (BOCCIM), she pioneered national training programmes for the Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME) community, managed the BOCCIM – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) relationship and spearheaded the delivery of the USAID enabled Botswana Workforce and Skills Training programme and Private Enterprise Development Project.
In 2001, Ore founded The Office Manager, a nationally distributed publication for which she served as Executive Editor. She is currently Founding Director of Career Diversity, offering human resource consulting services at a national level, and a Shareholder / Director at Laurelton Diamonds Botswana, a DeBeers Sightholder. She holds other Executive roles of various entities like Women In Business Association, Labor and Immigrants Selection Board, BOTA Quality Assurance Board, University Of Botswana Foundation Dinner Committee(till 2010), Botswana Defense Force Women’s Club President(till July 2012), Catholic Women’s League and Botho University Advisory Council member, Stanbic Bank Board member.