PULA Sports Association recently brought together various women for a talk show dubbed –Bahumagadi Dialogue. They did this to celebrate women with a panel discussion where speakers motivated and empowered those in attendance. The panelists included Ncinci Moitsadi of Kwa Ga Ncinci; Thato Masebo – a Global Women Empowerment Strategist; Creative Writer, Performer and Recording Artist Mmakgosi Ophadile Anita Tau; and blogger, Youth Leader and Pen African Mmabatho Motsamai who is the founder of the Afrolutionist. Ncinci runs a food business. She said Kwa Ga Ncinci is a warrior to spread love, light and the word through its perseverance as a brand. “Forget it being a restaurant, the baby steps taken have grown it to solid footprints that will never be washed away and that is how we started,” she said. Ncinci said she yearns to make an honest million because she has learnt through business that there are ways of making a business great without having to work so hard. Masebo – who is also a Maternal Child and Health Champion, Lifestyle Consultant and Founder and Executive Director at Basadi Health Services – said she is just a village girl herself and go for what she believes in. “And when I became a diamond I saw why life had to pressure me, pushed through and preserved to find the lesson,” she said.
Tau said she uses art to challenge the status quo. She is an ordained Minister herself serving at God’s True Gospel Church and an active Mental Health and social activist who is highly involved in the uplifting of her community. She said in 2012 she co-founded a movement called MO Scripts in order to encourage the culture of reading and writing around the world and they got about half a million downloads around the world. She also mentors girls and boys. “This is done through Sekei Girls which is a mentorship and skills development program that adopts local schools in order to help the girl and boy child identify, appreciate, nurture, develop and expose their gifts of poetry performance,” she said. Motsamai promotes dialogue on African development through her blog which is read in over 130 countries. She is a believer in African development through leadership, community, engagement, and the power of a pen. Motsamai is also the founding member of the United Nations Association of Botswana and also one of the founding members of Botswana Youth Jobs Fair and also YALI alumni. One of the organisers of the event Kgomotso Isis revealed that Bahumagadi agenda is to continue bringing ideas that sought to heal women beyond the confines of culture by striving to create a neutral platform for women to seek a common voice that unites them through self-actualisation events such talks shows, panel discussions, sisterhood sessions, retreats and empowerment workshops.