Director and Writer in South Africa
Koketso has a long background in civic activism and has over the years worked at the intersection of governance, communication and citizen action. She currently serves as the founding executive director of amandla.mobi, a community of over 200,000 people working to turn every cellphone into a democracy-building tool to ensure that those most affected by injustice- low income Black women in particular- can take collective action on issues affecting our lives. In 2018 she was announced as an inaugural Obama Foundation fellow. This comes after being a 2017 Aspen Institute New Voices fellow. She is also the Deputy Chairperson of the SOS Coalition, a coalition of South African organisations committed to and campaigning for public broadcasting in the public interest.
When not working, Koketso can be found writing and has been published by Al Jazeera, The Guardian, City Press, Africa is a Country and the Mail & Guardian, among others.