Media Entrepreneur, Author, Women Empowerment Activist
Pontsho Manzi is a businesswoman, a professional and motivational speaker, facilitator, coach, image consultant and an author. As a business woman, she is the Managing Director of Botlhokwa Group, a holding company for three subsidiary companies called Recrutrain, FabImage and Bonisa Media. Pontsho is a qualified HR practitioner with a Degree in Human Resource Management.
She founded Recrutrain, an HR consulting and training company with an impeccable 8-year track record for delivering innovative staffing and training solutions to both private and public sector organisations in South Africa and neighbouring countries in the SADC region i.e.FNB,KPMG,Nestle,ABSA,SAB miller,ARM, Momentum,Wesbank,Sizwe Ntsaluba, Ernst and Young, Alexander Forbes, Vodacom,Old Mutual, MTN etc.
She is also the founder and CEO of FabImage, a Gauteng-based image consulting company that assists individuals and organisations with image needs.
She qualified as an image consultant with The Image Academy of South Africa (A Member of the Institute for Colour and Image Consultants for Men and Women in California, USA) in 2006.
In 2011, she founded Bonisa Media as a publisher of the inspirational diary for women called Dairy for Fabulous You and the new Fabulous Woman Magazine launched in the summer of 2012. Both these publications have been created as a platform to address women’s issues on a broader scale to extend Pontsho’s reach in touching women’s lives.
As a responsible South African citizen, Pontsho is the founder of a non-profit organization called FabGalz Foundation which was established in 2009 to empower young girls to build successful careers in their chosen fields.
Pontsho was an executive board member of the Johannesburg chapter of Professional Speakers Association of SA (PSASA) 2011. She was named winner of the Rising Star Award 2011, a nominee for South African Most Infuential women 2012 and Shoprite Woman of the year Award 2012.