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Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Writer, Actress, Motivational Speaker
Location South Africa
Introduction Vicki Fourie is a multi-faceted South African young lady who defines her life by the quote 'Courage isn't a gift, it's a decision.' Even though she has 97% hearing loss, she learnt from an early age how to speak like a hearing person and she excels in lip-reading as means of communication. She had her first cochlear implant in August 2013, and her second one in February 2015. Vicki is a former Miss Deaf South Africa 2009, as well as Miss Deaf International 2010 1st Princess. Currently, she's a motivational speaker and she used to have her own columns in various magazines and newspapers. In 2013 and 2015 she was the leading actress in the theatre play - Kinders Van Stilte - which is an adaption of 'Children Of A Lesser God'. It was shown at the Vryfees (Bloemfontein) and Aardklop (Potchefstroom). Her memoir - Viva la Vicki - was published in 2012 by Naledi Books. Her second book - God Lief My - was published by Carpe Diem Media in September 2014. Vicki recently finished 1 year of Bible School at the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in California, USA from September 2016 till May 2017. She now resides in Bloemfontein, South Africa.