Mary Hastag started her career path from humble beginnings as a Secondary School Teacher, continued her studies in Community Development, then joined Botswana Red Cross ( BRCS) as a National Youth Coordinator. While at BRCS she studied Guidance and Counseling part time and then moved on to Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) as Regional Coordinator for North West District. During her time at BOFWA she continued her studies through correspondence and qualified in Human Resource Management.
When she left BOFWA she consulted for a few safari companies in Maun and Kasane over a two year period, and then joined Abercrombie & Kent as the Human Resource and Staff Welfare Manager until 2010.Finally, in 2011 she joined Wilderness Safaris as a Community Development Coordinator and oversees Children In The Wilderness – Botswana. She has great passion in working with rural communities and assisting children to fulfill their dreams in life.