- Lebo Mabotja was awarded the Woman of Stature 2020 award at a ceremony that took place this past weekend
- The radio presenter was recognised for her work with The Relebogile Mabotja Foundation
- Lebo looked stunning in a floor-length, one-shoulder grey and black dress.
Lebo Mabotja is not only a well-known voice on radio, but she's also a philanthropist.
She was recognised for her incredible humanitarian work at the 6th annual Woman of Stature Awards held at the Indaba Hotel in Johannesburg this pas weekend.
Lebo won the Woman in Media category and also walked away as the overall winner out of 96 finalists.
The Metro FM presenter won in her capacity as Director and Founder of The Relebogile Mabotja Foundation.
As she accepted the award, Lebo said, “Winning the Woman of Stature Awards on International Women’s Day!!! I am ecstatic and grateful beyond words."
"To the women who taught me the honour and gift of generosity and giving back; my late grandmother, MmaMogoai, my late Aunt Bushy, my Aunt Duku and my Best Friend of a Mother, Mama - I dedicate this award to you."
“[Woman of Stature] winners are prominent within their respective communities and have reached considerable heights within their careers. They each reflect our values and focus at Woman of Stature, which is empowering of women from all walks of life,” said Woman of Stature CEO, Charlotte du Plessis.
Having done years of philanthropic work, Lebo explained that she initially always felt uncomfortable putting a spotlight on the philanthropic work she does because it was never the reason she gave back.
However, the media personality changed that outlook once she realised the impact her positions in media could have on getting others to help.
She said, "Along the lines of my career in the public space, I started to understand the power of my position and what I could do with it."
"So, I quickly got over myself and proudly shone a spotlight on the causes that mean a lot to me through The Relebogile Mabotja Foundation.”
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