Tanya Lupuwana is an aspiring journalist and filmmaker. Born in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape and raised in Kimberley in the Northern Cape, 22 year-old Tanya has always had a passion for the media industry.

She studied journalism at the University of The Free State (UFS), and was awarded her degree in 2017. Thereafter she worked in radio as a journalist and a presenter. Tanya iscurrently doing a BA Honours degree in Film and Visual Media at UFS, working on a research thesis on the sexual objectification of women in film and the ways in which film perpetuates this behaviour.