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 230,000 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 and the Waislitz Global Citizen grand prize winner. 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 organizations committed to and campaigning for public broadcasting in the public interest, as well as a reference member of the Civic Tech Innovation Network.
When not working Moeti can be found writing, and has been published by Salon, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, City Press and the Mail & Guardian, among others.