Dr Mofokeng is an Award-winning speaker, policy advocate and clinical practice executive for sexual health, women’s health, and marginalized communities.
As a clinical practice executive, Dr Mofokeng focuses on delivery of health care, supervision of medical staff, medical practice management, strategic planning and outreach at community clinics, district hospitals, private clinics and abortion providers. As a policy advocate, she provides advice and advocacy on medical and health issues of importance to marginalized communities, gender minorities, migrants, sex workers, and people living with HIV. As a speaker, she has travelled from small classrooms to global platforms, and spoken on everything from reproductive justice and health access to sensitivity in the medical field and in society in general, inspiring young people and marginalized people to enter the medical field and experienced practitioners to engage on social justice advocacy and health rights.
Dr Mofokeng completed her medical internship at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic (CMJAH), and after serving as Community Service Officer with the Gauteng DOH, she returned to CMJAH as Medical Officer in the Paediatric Emergency Unit. In her career since, Dr Mofokeng has consulted with the African Development Bank and Global Health Strategies. She was Associate Producer and Host of Sex Talk with Dr T, Mojalove, Founder of Nalane for Reproductive Justice, a Medical Doctor at DISA Clinic and a Health Educator at the Gauteng Department of Health, the Higher Education and Training HIV/AID Programme (HEAIDS), and PASOP GP. She presented “The Cure” on Al Jazeera.
Dr Mofokeng a Board Member of the Safe Abortion Action Fund, a Fellow of the Aspen New Voices Fellowship, a Member of the International Women’s Health Coalition’s Advocacy in Practice Alumni Board, a Board Member of the Global Advisory Board for Sexual Health and Wellbeing, Board Vice-chair of the Soul City Institute for Social Justice, a Founding Member of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Country Co-lead of Global Doctors for Choice, and Organising Committee Member and Chairperson of Track 3 of the 8th National AIDS Conference.
Dr Mofokeng’s Awards and Recognitions include: 2018 Goalkeeper (Sustainable Development Goals) from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Most Influential Young South African in Personal Development 2017, Winner of the “120under40 New Generation of Leaders in Family Planning” Award form the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute, 2016, Most Influential Young South African in Science and Technology, 2016, and was among the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans, 2016.