Mpho Tutu Van Furth is an Anglican priest, author, theologian, artist, mother, and youngest daughter of world-renowned South African Archbishop and Human Rights activist Desmond Tutu who was the Nobel Peace Prize recipient together with Nelson Mandela in 1984.
Mpho who grew up in South Africa during the apartheid years was the founder and the director of The Tutu Institute for Prayer and Pilgrimage as well as the director of The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation.
Mpho’s passion is the flourishing of people and our planet, and her mission – to create a world that is good for girls. She believes that when girls flourish the whole world flourishes and is dedicated to helping girls to find and have their voice heard.
Mpho organises and facilitates retreats for peace, relaxation, and spiritual reflection. She loves to share her knowledge about the African philosophy of uBuntu; helping people to appreciate their inextricable bond with others and to realise how their own humanness is interwoven with that of other fellow human beings.
Mpho Tutu Van Furth is passionate to speak about topics that include: diversity; inclusivity; racism; emancipation; forgiveness; uBuntu; equality; happiness; leadership; justice and meaning.