Ikanyeng Moipolai receives Star Award at Extraordinary Lady Speaks Conference 2016

Lift Effects organised The Extraordinary Lady Speaks Conference on 18th June 2016 at the Croydon Conference Centre to give Star Awards under the theme “I am Possible”. The yearly conference aims to celebrate women all around the globe that give their time, energy and resources to make this world Read more [...]

ELEVEN MILES – a novel based on Boikanyo’s life by Lance Greenfield

On 16th June we celebrated the International Day of the African Child which reminded Boikanyo of the novel that Lance Greenfield wrote based on her life as a child in her home village of Sexaxa near Maun, Botswana. It's an inspirational story of a young girl’s adventures as she follows her determined Read more [...]

Official Launch of the Justina Mutale Scholarship Programme

As a committee member, Boikanyo was honoured to be invited to give a motivational speech at the Official Launch of the Justina Mutale Scholarship Programme at the High Commission of Zambia, London The Justina Mutale Scholarship Programme has been set up to provide opportunities for academically gifted Read more [...]


It was a privilege, as a member of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership, attending the Private Parliamentarian Award Ceremony of the British Award for African Development (BRAAD) Award hosted by Pauline Latham MP and Jeremy Lefroy MP and other UK Parliamentarians at the Westminster Houses of Read more [...]

Boikanyo declared Motivational Role Model at REEBA Awards 2015!

On 26th September Boikanyo received the REEBA Awards 2015 for Motivational Role Model. She expressed her thanks to her sister, Ms Ché Ann, Founder and Managing Director at Invest in Success which organises the REEBA Awards. REEBA - Regional Entrepreneurs Empowerment Business Awards - recognises, Read more [...]

UK-Southern African Empowerment & Cultural Workshop 2015

Boikanyo helped Thandiwe Khumalo organise this workshop at which her daughter Katie was the video presenter. One of the attendees provided a report of the event here. Read more [...]

Minibus for Sexaxa kids to save walking 11 miles to school!

Please see princessboikanyo.org for background information about Boikanyo's long term project to help the kids of her home village, Sexaxa, near Maun, Botswana in Southern Africa. Suffice to say that enough was collected to buy a minibus and have it delivered to be handed over in December 2014. Read more [...]

Published in the Book Complementary Medicine, Beauty and Modelling

Boikanyo and her daughter Katie and appeared in the book "Complementary Medicine, Beauty and Modelling" by A. Listowska & M. Nicholson - 23 March 2011 - Xlibris Corporation - see here  for details of the eBook which is available for purchase online. The above picture from Chapter 1 can be Read more [...]