An award winning hostage survivor, author, TV presenter and philanthropist - who's real life story has inspired thousands to face their challenges and overcome them.
Johannesburg Press Club Newsmakers of the Year 2000
Johnny Walker Sunday Times Nations Greast Hero Finalist 2012
American Biographical Society - One of the Greatest Women of the Century 2008
Rotary International Paul Harris Award 2011
Lions Hero of the Year Award 2012
Fair Lady White Ribbon Award 2004