A woman with drive, determination and an undeniable sense of compassion who lives up to her own personal mantra, Live to inspire, inspire to Live! Melinda is a business woman, entrepreneur, director of Womentality Empowered, Motivational Speaker, TV Personality and Presenter. Born in Pretoria, Bam was crowned Miss South Africa 2012 after which she embarked on her reign and mission to reinvent the role of Miss South Africa, and forge a career far beyond her title. As the Director and Founder of Womentality, a program and conference, which has been composed to cultivate a positive mentality in the young female heart, she exposes women to direct expert advice on all different aspects of life, fostering the drive for self - improvement, leaving them better equipped to lead a successful life. Bam started as a Presenter in a popular and award winning lifestyle program Pasella where she has conducted interviews with many other well-known celebrities, feature various celebrity events and South African landmarks. Melinda is the Host of Wie’s Jou Poppies, currently in their second season on VIA tv.