Love as a Super Power for Vanessa Mojapelo 

Name: Vanessa Mojapelo 
Province: Gauteng
Facebook: Vanessa Nophe Mojapelo
Instagram: @nessafilms

1. What is the essence of being a woman to you? 
Being true, respectful and understanding to myself and every woman.

2. What is your super power? 

3. What words would you use to describe yourself?
Brave, loving, impulsive, caring sometimes annoying.

4. Do you relate to Women’s Month? If yes, why is it significant to you? If no, why is it not significant to you?
I don’t because its women’s month all year long.

5. They say behind every man is a strong woman, is this a statement you relate to? 
I relate to it, because a man has a vision, and a woman have a plan.

6. How do you think society perceives women? 
Women are perceived as men’s gifts.

7. How are you #CommittedToChange in your role as a woman?
I am committed to change how women perceive themselves because that’s where it starts. I am part of a Womxn group that is dedicated to getting women to understand each other, grow together and love each other.

8. What do you think the role of women is in developing the country?
The role of women   is giving the development function instead of more money orientated developments.

9. In a world that favours men, how are you fulfilling your role as a woman?
By not letting my capabilities be limited by the fact that I get periods every month.

10. In your words, what would South Africa look like if it had a female president?
I think more organised – but the truth is that presidents are just faces of a well-planned agenda that worked out years ago.

11. Given what you know now, what advice would you give to your younger self?

Learn to forgive yourself and love yourself no matter what…

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