Candidate #20

Votes cast: 433

Lebohang Monyatsi

South Africa

Lebohang Monyatsi is Africa’s 1st Runaway Model who uses a Wheelchair. She was also a Finalist for Face of the Globe 2017, the one and only Finalist with a disability. She studied Bachelor of Arts in Social Psychology and currently studying Bachelor of Communications Sciences. She won the 1st prize at the 2nd South African Youth Awards in the category “Extra Ordinary Champions”. She challenged the status quo by being Africa’s 1st runway model in a wheelchair, this has never been seen in an African Continent. She is recognised for representing her country, South Africa in the field of Wheelchair Basketball. She has represented South Africa in the following countries: • 2015: Algeria, Paralympics Qualifiers, • 2012: Mexico, Paralympics qualifies, • 2009: Quatamal, in South America, World cup qualifiers • 2008: Namibia, international friendly games Above all She is passionate about disability inclusion and accessible features for all.