Doris Msibi, founder of The Image Firm is a qualified Professional Image and Etiquette Consultant. In 2006 she became the first black South African to be accredited by the Association of Image Consultants International – AICI, USA and served as President of the Association of Professional Image Consultants South Africa – APICSA in 2010.
She is former host of the reality TV show, Forgive and Forget on etv, was a member of the panel of judges for the Business Woman’s Association Achievers Awards, Soweto Branch and nominated for the Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year in 2008.
In 2007 the National Department of Transport appointed her as one of the “Road Safety Ambassadors”, in April the South African Professional and Business Women’s Network announced her as the “Inspiring Woman of the Month”, in August True Love Magazine named her “Woman on Top” and on the 26th of November of the same year she was named “Woman of the Week” by Woman24.com.
2006 saw Msibi reign as Mrs. South Africa Globe where she received the “Image of Globe Award”. Her interest and passion in the Personal Development realm began when she was 18 when she owned and managed Figures Academy of Modelling and Personal Development in Rosebank, JHB, SA. She also held beauty titles of Miss Soweto 2000, Miss Teen Gauteng 1999 and Miss Eldorado Park 1998. Some of the projects closest to her heart are giving motivational talks to the youth as well as the Life Skills Programme she facilitated for 5 years in Soweto.
Doris worked as a Recruitment Consultant for 7 years before making the career shift to Personal Branding and Image Management.
She believes that her work is an extension of the person she has evolved into, that each one of us exists for a purpose and that it is our task to determine what that is. She educates individuals on the importance of knowing, accepting and loving who they are as she believes that there is nothing more attractive than a confident woman.
She is 36 years old, married and mother of 3.
She holds the following qualifications:
- Life Coach
- Fashion Design
- Professional Image
- Negative Emotional Therapy
- Business Management Training and Facilitation
- Business and Social Etiquette
- Neuro-Linguistic Programming
- BA Psychology Degree