Candice Mama

Tagline: Inspirational Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Forgiveness Advocate: Candice Mama’s personal journey of forgiveness and reconciliation serves as a powerful testament to the transformative power of forgiveness.
  • Global Impact: Recognized by Vogue Magazine and honored by the African Union and United Nations, Candice’s message resonates with audiences worldwide, fostering healing and understanding across cultures and continents.
  • Engaging Speaker: With her captivating storytelling and relatable demeanor, Candice captivates audiences of all backgrounds, sparking meaningful dialogue and inspiring positive change.
  • Empowerment Through Dialogue: Through her speaking engagements, Candice empowers individuals to confront their pain, embrace empathy, and choose forgiveness as a path to healing and reconciliation.
  • Trusted Partnership: By booking Candice Mama through WeSpeak Global, event planners gain access to top-tier talent, personalized service, and unparalleled expertise, ensuring a successful and impactful event experience.

Keynote Topics

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

Candice Mama stands tall among the world’s most inspiring women, recognized by Vogue Magazine alongside luminaries like Nicole Kidman, Michelle Obama, and Malala. Her remarkable journey and impactful contributions have earned her a well-deserved place in the Top 33 Most Inspiring Women in the world. Notably, she was honored as one of the Top 20 […]

Candice Mama stands tall among the world’s most inspiring women, recognized by Vogue Magazine alongside luminaries like Nicole Kidman, Michelle Obama, and Malala. Her remarkable journey and impactful contributions have earned her a well-deserved place in the Top 33 Most Inspiring Women in the world.

Notably, she was honored as one of the Top 20 African Women by the African Union and United Nations, a testament to her dedication to fostering peace and understanding in Africa. Her work has been acknowledged on prestigious platforms, with UN Secretary General António Guterres and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg recognizing her as a beacon of hope for the continent.

Candice’s story has captivated audiences worldwide, serving as the foundation for the acclaimed documentary It’s A Pleasure to Meet You. This powerful film, featuring Candice and Siyah Mgoduka, was showcased at the prestigious Louis Vuitton Foundation, further amplifying her message of forgiveness, reconciliation, and healing.

Candice Mama | Inspirational Speaker

Background and Expertise:

Candice Mama’s journey is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Having experienced profound loss at a young age when her father was brutally murdered by Eugene de Kock, a notorious apartheid assassin, Candice embarked on a transformative path of forgiveness and healing. Through her journey, she discovered the transformative power of forgiveness, choosing to transcend the cycle of violence and hatred that had defined her past. Candice’s expertise lies in her ability to share her deeply personal experiences with authenticity, vulnerability, and grace, inspiring audiences to confront their own pain and find the courage to forgive.

As a renowned forgiveness advocate, Candice has dedicated her life to promoting reconciliation and healing in post-apartheid South Africa and beyond. Her work extends beyond the realms of personal healing, as she actively engages in dialogue surrounding social justice, human rights, and collective healing. Through her speaking engagements, Candice educates and empowers audiences to confront the legacies of injustice, challenge systemic oppression, and cultivate a culture of empathy, compassion, and understanding.

Candice’s expertise as a speaker is unparalleled, as she seamlessly weaves together personal narrative, academic insights, and practical strategies for reconciliation and healing. Her authenticity and relatability resonate deeply with audiences of all backgrounds, fostering meaningful dialogue and transformative change. Whether speaking to corporate executives, community leaders, or students, Candice leaves an indelible impact, inspiring individuals to embrace the transformative power of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Reasons to Book Candice Mama:

Event planners seeking a speaker who can inspire, educate, and motivate audiences to embrace forgiveness and reconciliation need look no further than Candice Mama. With her compelling personal story, profound insights, and engaging speaking style, Candice captivates audiences and leaves a lasting impression. Her message transcends cultural, geographical, and ideological boundaries, resonating with individuals from all walks of life. By booking Candice Mama, event planners can ensure a memorable and impactful experience for their audience, sparking meaningful conversations and fostering positive change.

Why Book Through WeSpeak Global:

When booking a speaker for your next event, professionalism, reliability, and quality are paramount. With WeSpeak Global, event planners can rest assured knowing that they are partnering with a trusted agency dedicated to excellence. As a premier speakers bureau, WeSpeak Global represents a diverse roster of world-class speakers, including Candice Mama. From initial consultation to event execution, WeSpeak Global provides comprehensive support and guidance, ensuring a seamless and successful experience for both event planners and speakers alike. By booking through WeSpeak Global, event planners gain access to top-tier talent, personalized service, and unmatched expertise, making it the ideal choice for all their speaking needs.


In a world marked by division and conflict, Candice Mama stands as a beacon of hope, healing, and reconciliation. Through her remarkable journey and powerful message of forgiveness, she inspires audiences to confront their pain, embrace empathy, and choose love over hate. As one of the world’s most inspiring women, Candice’s impact transcends borders, fostering healing and transformation on a global scale. By booking Candice Mama for your next event, you invite audiences to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and empowerment, leaving a lasting legacy of compassion and understanding in their wake.

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