Thato is an international award winning entrepreneur and speaker who is a new breed of a businesswoman in Africa. Thato started her career in New York working with American marketing guru Seth Godin. Upon her return, she founded a manufacturing company called "Rethaka", which Bill Gates lauded for its innovative nature. Her pursuit to do work that matters, has seen her founding her second company "Seven Twelve", a high performance consultancy. Through her efforts to make a dent in the world, she has been recognised on numerous platforms including being the 2016 recipient of the Elle Magazine International Impact Award and has been featured on business shows on CNN, BBC Africa and in 2016 at age 23 she became the youngest woman to appear on the cover of Forbes Women Africa. As a thought leader on “hacking innovation and entrepreneurship” in Africa, she has appeared on various stages as a keynote speaker in South Africa, Mozambique, the US, Austria and Belgium.