Pontsho Pilane: An accomplished woman who slays gender boundaries

Pontsho Pilane: An accomplished woman who slays gender boundaries

Pontsho Pilane is a health journalist at Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian's health journalism center. She is a feminist who praises women for their accomplishments and encourages them to reach for the stars.

She is a blogger and refers to herself as ‘a vision of God’s work’ and says that she is living her best Oprah Winfrey life.

“For those who don't know, the translation of my name is vision. I say translation and not meaning because our names don't mean something, they are sentences that tell a story. They carry history. Pontsho, in its most practical form, means demonstration. My name is Pontsho because I am a demonstration, a vision, of God’s work.”

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Her journalist journey started at The Daily Vox, where she wrote primarily about gender, race and how they intersect. She was also a news reporter for Mail and Guardian.

She is an accomplished woman with two degrees in media studies from Wits University. She is a true inspiration to the women of all backgrounds.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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