Mandisa Dukashe is a South African based Author, Speaker, an Award winning community developer and a women living with HIV openly. She grew up in a one-roomed shack, raised by her unemployed grandmother with 13 other grandchildren. Mandisa gave up her childhood at the age of 12 to parent her four siblings. She gives credit to her resilience because she managed to rise above all the life struggles. She is now married to Siyabulela Dukashe, she is a mother and a born again Christian. She is a clinician, with vast experience in HIV clinical management, project management and monitoring and evaluation. She spends most of her time empowering women and girls affected and infected with HIV. She motivates women in conferences using her personal experience to instil confidence, change and personal development. She travelled the world, meeting experts, discussing HIV global challenges, solutions and targets. She loves fashion, and use her passion to advise woman about fashion and monochromatic style.