Sthokozo Mabaso, age 21, was raised in Kwazulunatal, South Africa, and currently lives in Soweto, South Africa with her aunt and two cousins. Sthokozo graduated high school and has completed a year of study in Business Studies program at University of Johannesburg. Sthokozo is a graduate of the GlobalGirl Media 2011 training program. Sthokozo’s dream is to have her own NGO, taking care of children who are HIV+ and AIDS orphans.
Sthokozo served as reporter/ interviewer for the GlobalGirl Media report Abuse, in which a man talks openly about hitting his girlfriend when she revealed to him that she was HIV+, and a group of young teenage men talk about why they abuse their girlfriends.
Sthokozo was selected to report on the World Aids Conference in Washington, D.C. July 23-15, 2012.