Tlotlo Radebe is currently participating in the Phase 1: Nurturing Emerging Scholars Programme as an intern within the Health Science department at the Central University of Technology, Free State, South Africa. Her responsibilities include lecturing in the medical laboratory Science programme, conducting research and community engagement. Radebe holds a BSc (Honors) in Medical Laboratory Science and is awaiting her results for her MSc in Health Science qualification. Her research interests are in the areas of traditional medicinal plants, with a focus on the discovery of potential medicinal plants to be used against multidrug resistant bacteria. She has previously published a review article on Elephantorrhiza elephantina, and is currently working towards publishing her research findings on the antibacterial effects of medicinal plants on MDR bacteria.