Mmabatho Motsamai is a believer in African development through leadership, community engagement and the power of pen. Her work in developmental issues lies in citizen blogging, human rights rapporteuring, facilitating conversations, moderating discussions and leading projects.
Motsamai is the founding editor of The Afrolutionist, a blog that stimulates dialogue on holistic, inclusive African development through a human rights lens. Adopting SDG 17, the blog further hosts in person discussions on intersectional development, creating agency and participation with youth in Africa.
She is the cofounder of the Botswana Youth Jobs Fair, an annual fair that stimulates real time job readiness training and employment activity through mutli-stakeholder engagement. She is also a key correspondent for the Positive Vibes KPREACH program.
She is also an alumni of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI Alumni), the APCIEU & UNSECO 2nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED, An Anzisha Media Finalist (2016), an alumni of YALA Academy and A FRIDA (Young Feminist Fund) Climate Justice Story Collector.