Diversity & Inclusivity Office presents:

An Afternoon with a Game-Changer

WARNING: this speaker has a tendency to be funny, passionate and uses words from a variety of African languages in her speech.

Vice-chancellor of University of Cape Town and professor of mathematics education Mamokgethi Phakeng will offer an insight into

"A disruptive presence: the making of an academic with a social conscience".

You will have the chance to interact with Prof. Phakeng, reflect on your transformative potential and mingle with fellow disrupters during this online event.

Mamokgethi Phakeng smiling at the camera, sitting on a yellow sofa


Join this afternoon with Mamokgethi Phakeng

Date: Tuesday 7 September 14:00-16:00

Online - link will follow



  • 14:00 - Online coffee corner and chat
  • 14:30 - Welcome by our moderators
  • 14:35 - Introduction by dr. Constance Sommerey
  • 14:40 - Prof. Mamokgethi Phakeng "A disruptive presence: the making of  an academic with a social conscience"
  • 15:20 - Live Q&A - interactive session with Prof. Phakeng, reflecting on your transformative potential
  • 16:00 - Wrapping up