Koketso Moeti 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 250,000 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 their lives.
Prior to this, Moeti worked and consulted for a wide range of national and international organisations. She is an Atlantic fellow for racial equity. She is also an inaugural Obama Foundation fellow & an Aspen New Voices senior fellow. She serves as the deputy chairperson of the SOS Coalition, a coalition of organisations committed to and campaigning for public broadcasting in the public interest & a reference group member for the Civic Tech Innovation Network.
She is an alumnus of the Inclusive Global Leadership Initiative (IGLI) summer institute, hosted by the Sié Chéou-Kang Center at the University of Denver. When not working, she can be found writing and has been published by City Press, Salon, The Guardian, Africa is a Country, Al Jazeera & the Mail & Guardian, among others.