In The Bid To Celebrate Women’s Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On ‘Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023

"While I appreciate being recognized as a strong woman capable of achieving multiple roles, I also acknowledge my humanity. I believe that strength doesn't necessitate enduring unnecessary hardships to gain respect or validation." Mabotja reminds us that self-expression, confidence, and unity remain key in defining and living the essence of "imbokodo."

In The Bid To Celebrate Women's Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On 'Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023-TSZ Mzansi
In The Bid To Celebrate Women's Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On 'Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023

In the bid to celebrate women’s day, Relebogile Mabotja reflects on ‘Imbokodo and what it means to her. Relebogile Mabotja, an accomplished media personality and businesswoman with a multitude of talents, has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry.

She recently celebrated her 20 years anniversary of being in the industry. She shared on her social media a video highlighting her achievements this far.

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Upon celebrating two decades within the entertainment landscape, she jubilantly expressed, “20 years in the game today! And I feel like I’m only just getting started.

It has been a crazy wild ride and one I never thought I would still be on. Too many memories to share and people to thank.

As South Africa commemorates Women’s Day, honoring the historic 1956 women’s march, Mabotja shares her perspective on what it truly means to embody “imbokodo” in 2023.

The phrase “Wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo” (you strike a woman, you strike a rock) has evolved over time, symbolizing different concepts for each individual.

“While I appreciate being recognized as a strong woman capable of achieving multiple roles, I also acknowledge my humanity. I believe that strength doesn’t necessitate enduring unnecessary hardships to gain respect or validation.”

Mabotja advocates for collaborative efforts and sharing information as a means to uplift women collectively. “Collaboration is a powerful tool for growth. It’s about creating opportunities, building up, and helping all involved to prosper.”

In The Bid To Celebrate Women's Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On 'Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023-TSZ Mzansi
In The Bid To Celebrate Women’s Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On ‘Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023

Mabotja’s career trajectory underscores the value of multifaceted involvement and collaboration. Through projects like ‘Unpacked,’ she harnessed relationships to create opportunities, demonstrating the effectiveness of collective efforts.

In her words, “Our potential is amplified when we work together. This principle guided ‘Unpacked’ and its a success. It’s not without challenges, but it’s feasible.

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Listeners can catch Mabotja on 702’s ‘Afternoons with Relebogile Mabotja’ from 1pm – 3pm and anticipate the return of the new season of ‘Unpacked with Relebogile Mabotja’ on S3.

The concept of “imbokodo” (rock) entails being strong, but Mabotja acknowledges the importance of prioritizing mental well-being. “Expressing our truth, setting boundaries, and safeguarding our mental health are integral aspects of being ‘imbokodo’.”

Mabotja’s journey commenced at 17 as a triple-threat performer in ‘Fame – The Musical.’ Along the way, she received support from fellow women who championed her growth, providing mentorship and opportunities.

In The Bid To Celebrate Women's Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On 'Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023-TSZ Mzansi
In The Bid To Celebrate Women’s Day, Relebogile Mabotja Reflects On ‘Imbokodo And What It Means To Her In 2023

“As women rise to prominence, leading conversations and driving progress is essential. Mentoring is a way to ensure the continuation of this positive trajectory,” she notes.

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Mabotja empowers emerging talents, urging them to forge their paths without fear of failure. “My advice is for women and girls to carve their own way, embracing their uniqueness and celebrating their journeys.”

In the pursuit of empowerment and strength, Mabotja reminds us that self-expression, confidence, and unity remain key in defining and living the essence of “imbokodo.”

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