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Candice Mama

Tagline: Inspirational Speaker

Speaker Highlights

  • Forgiveness as Liberation: Candice Mama’s journey exemplifies the transformative power of forgiveness as a catalyst for personal healing and societal reconciliation. Through her lived experiences, she illuminates the path towards liberation from the shackles of pain and resentment.
  • Global Recognition: From Vogue Magazine to the United Nations, Candice Mama’s impactful contributions have earned her acclaim on the world stage, solidifying her status as one of the most influential voices in the realms of peacebuilding and social justice.
  • Expertise in Psychology and Counseling: With a background in psychology and counseling, Candice brings a unique blend of academic insight and personal experience to her presentations, offering audiences profound insights into the human psyche and the dynamics of forgiveness.
  • Cross-Cultural Appeal: Candice Mama’s message transcends cultural and societal boundaries, resonating deeply with audiences of diverse backgrounds. Her ability to foster empathy, understanding, and dialogue makes her an ideal speaker for a wide range of events and audiences.
  • Legacy of Hope: Through her unwavering commitment to peace and reconciliation, Candice Mama leaves a lasting legacy of hope, inspiring individuals around the globe to embrace forgiveness, heal from trauma, and build a brighter future for generations to come.

Keynote Topics

  • redefining forgiveness,
  • self-leadership,
  • diversity inclusion,
  • women’s empowerment and
  • crafting inner resilience.

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Travels From:

  • Cape Town, WC

Fee Range:

  • Fee Range: On Request



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Candice Mama is a beacon of inspiration, resilience, and compassion, recognized globally for her remarkable journey and impactful contributions. Her indomitable spirit has earned her a place among Vogue Magazine’s esteemed list of the top 33 most inspiring women in the world, standing shoulder to shoulder with icons such as Nicole Kidman, Michelle Obama, and […]

Candice Mama is a beacon of inspiration, resilience, and compassion, recognized globally for her remarkable journey and impactful contributions. Her indomitable spirit has earned her a place among Vogue Magazine’s esteemed list of the top 33 most inspiring women in the world, standing shoulder to shoulder with icons such as Nicole Kidman, Michelle Obama, and Malala.

Notably, she has been honored as one of the Top 20 African Women by the African Union and the United Nations for her pivotal role in fostering peace in Africa, a distinction presented by UN Secretary General António Guterres and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The profound narrative of her life, encapsulated in the acclaimed documentary “It’s A Pleasure to Meet You,” co-starring Siyah Mgoduka, earned widespread acclaim and was showcased at the prestigious Louis Vuitton Foundation.

Candice Mama | Inspirational Speaker

Background and Expertise:

Candice Mama’s journey is marked by resilience, forgiveness, and a relentless pursuit of peace and healing. Born and raised in South Africa, she emerged from the shadows of a painful past to become a beacon of hope for countless individuals worldwide. Enduring the tragic loss of her father, Glenack Masilo Mama, at the hands of Eugene de Kock, a notorious apartheid assassin, Candice embarked on a transformative journey of forgiveness and reconciliation. Her profound commitment to forgiveness as a catalyst for healing and reconciliation has led her to become a sought-after speaker, author, and advocate for peace and social justice.

Candice Mama’s expertise lies in her ability to impart profound lessons gleaned from her personal experiences. With a background in psychology and counseling, she brings a unique blend of academic insight and lived experience to her presentations. Her compelling storytelling and unwavering authenticity resonate deeply with audiences, fostering empathy, understanding, and dialogue. Through her work, Candice empowers individuals to confront their own pain, embrace forgiveness, and forge a path towards healing and reconciliation.

Why Event Planners Should Book Candice Mama:

Event planners seeking to create transformative experiences for their audiences should consider booking Candice Mama for their next event. With her powerful message of forgiveness, reconciliation, and resilience, Candice has the ability to captivate and inspire audiences of all backgrounds. Her presentations transcend cultural and societal divides, fostering meaningful dialogue and fostering a deeper understanding of the human experience. Whether addressing corporate teams, educational institutions, or community gatherings, Candice Mama’s message leaves a lasting impact, igniting a spark of hope and transformation in the hearts of all who hear her speak.

Why Book Through Speakers Inc:

When considering speakers for your next event, partnering with Speakers inc ensures access to top-tier talent like Candice Mama. With a reputation for excellence and a roster of renowned speakers, Speakers inc offers unparalleled expertise in curating unforgettable experiences for events of all sizes and scopes. From initial consultation to seamless execution, their team works tirelessly to match clients with speakers who align with their vision, objectives, and audience demographics. By booking through Speakers inc, event planners can rest assured knowing that they are collaborating with a trusted partner dedicated to delivering exceptional results and creating moments that resonate long after the event concludes.


In a world often fraught with division and discord, Candice Mama stands as a beacon of hope, resilience, and forgiveness. Through her remarkable journey and impassioned advocacy, she has touched the hearts and minds of countless individuals worldwide, inspiring them to confront adversity with grace and compassion. As a speaker, author, and advocate, Candice continues to challenge and uplift audiences, fostering dialogue, understanding, and healing. Her story serves as a powerful reminder of the transformative power of forgiveness and the enduring strength of the human spirit.

Candice Mama talks range from redefining forgiveness, self-leadership, diversity inclusion, women’s empowerment and crafting inner resilience. Having been recognised as Vogue’s most inspiring woman and Top twenty African women by the United Nations she is a highly sought after international speaker.


  • Global Leadership Summit
  • Peace and Beyond Conference alongside Lord Alderdice, Bill Clinton
  • Leading Universities around the world

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Forgiveness Redefined is Candice Mama’s honest and healing story. It tells how she found ways to deal with the death of her father, Glenack Masilo Mama, and to forgive the notorious apartheid assassin Eugene de Kock, the man responsible for his brutal murder. Forgiveness Redefined by Candice Mama We follow Candice’s journey of discovering how […]

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