Kebotlhale Motseothata is a mother, scholar, writer, researcher, poet, human rights defender, feminist and Journalist. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in African Literature and Theatre and Performance at the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds an Honours degree and an MA in African Literature both from Wits. She obtained her National Diploma in Journalism at Boston Media House. Kebotlhale is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
She is a MMUF fellow, a Mamandla fellow and the South African History Workshop fellow. She has been published by the South African Human Rights Commission, The Kalahari Review, Poetry Potion and the Mail & Guardian.
Her work focuses on gender and culture in the liberation movement. She has previously worked with the Feminist Republik and the New Age Newspaper (Afro Voice).
Being a Mamandla fellow is important to Kebotlhale as she is passionate about helping mothers who continue to face a triple oppression of race, class, and gender.