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Meet Dorcas Dlamini, hospitality’s youngest director

Written by: Sithandwa Ngwetsheni

From an entry level job at a large South African hotel group aged 19, to being appointed as one of the youngest ever directors of the Protea Group at 32, Dorcas Dlamini has blazed a trail to the top.

“If you’ve great attitude to learn, you’ve got a great attitude to deliver – well that’s fine – the skills and products we can teach you later.”

Dorcas Dlamini

“Success is not overnight at all. It’s the hours you put in, the energy. You work and you learn.”

Dorcas Dlamini

“I am very aware of the responsibility I have.”

Dorcas Dlamini


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