Thando Hopa is an advocate of diversity who has made her mark globally. Her diverse portfolio includes her background as a sexual offence prosecutor in the regional court at the National Prosecuting Authority, an international fashion model and a cultural leader at the World Economic Forum. Her activism in media resulted in her contribution to United Nations policy discussions around albinism in the SADC region during its consultation phase and she became one of the founding delegates of the Global Albinism Alliance. 

Her impact is underscored by her recognition in the BBC’s Top 100 Inspirational and Influential Women globally. Additionally, she has actively participated in ideation workshops for renowned global entities, offering valuable perspectives to foster equitable and inclusive representation and participation for under-represented groups across various industries, including cosmetics, technology, finance, and non-governmental organizations.