Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile is a journalist, mom blogger and content creator @mommy_feminist, who writes about conscious and gentle parenting. Gao has also run online groups for moms and women to share their journey in a judgement free space. She is the founder and director of Abortion Support South Africa, an information hub for safe terminations of pregnancy. She is currently working at Oxfam South Africa as a Digital Campaigns Manager.
Gao hosts quarterly mom picnics through her Facebook page.