“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Zelda la Grange is an international motivational speaker.  After serving Nelson Mandela for almost 20 years in many roles and as his closest aide she now shares her life changing experiences inspired by the most powerful statesman and humanitarian of our time.

Sharing and humanizing the person she fondly called “Khulu”, meaning grandfather in his Xhosa language, provides an ideal opportunity for any conference, company or function to benefit from her exposure.

In 2020, more than ever, we can learn about the resilience and approach to life that made him such a revered leader.  She inspires authentic leadership through storytelling, using anecdotes from her time spent in his service.

In a world that needs moral regeneration and morality above populism she now strives to serve as a change agent by sharing her story.

Because of her vast field of experiences, her speaking sessions can be tailor made to apply and focus on the theme of any conference. 

To book Zelda for a motivational session please email