PAW Thato Mokhothu is our #WCW for the week – as she clearly aligns with our theme for the month of June i.e. #Plant
Mother of 3 beautiful children. She is the 100% owner of a construction company named after her children with grade 4GB and 2CE which has offices in FS, NC, and GP. She is a shareholder and Director at Tyremart Estoire(FS) and Kathu(NC), which makes her the first lady in her province to own a fitment centre that provides new tyres, retreaded tyres and supplies tyres in the mines, construction companies in FS, NC and Lesotho.
*Free State Heroine Award winner 2017
*Finalist of Women4Africa Awards: International Business Woman of the Year 2017 in London
* Finalist of Women in Construction Awards 2017.
* Free State Youth Chamber – Lifetime achiever 2017
*Free State Mother’s awards- Awarded for women and youth empowerment 2017
*Sowetan Top 100 Bosses 2016.
*Recognized by the Provincial government of the Free State as one of the nominees for the businesswoman of the year 2016.
*Mzansi’s 100: Disruptor, 2016
She participated in the following:
*NHBRC Women Empowerment programme at Gordon Institute of Business Science in 2015.
*ESKOM Contractor Development Programme 2017/2018
*SEDA Mentorship Development Program 2016
*Letsatsi Development Program and Mentoring 2017
She displays an unusual sense of humility and gratitude. Her mantra to light the candle of other women around her is well articulated hence her drive to set up an NPO – Phenomenal women and she is also a Board member of Phenomenal African Woman – Southern African Region – with branches in all the provinces including neighbouring countries such as Lesotho and Botswana. She is also a Mentor of Allan Gray Mentorship program since 2017.
She is the founder of a business magazine called a Phenomenal woman. The magazine that is purely on business and information tool to young entrepreneurs, which will be launched soon.
She also played her part by giving her time to talk to youth and women as the Brand South Africa Ambassador. www.playyourpart.co.za
She was selected to participate on the Investec Young Entrepreneurs Trip to Israel from 15-21 March 2015.
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