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Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, Deputy Vice Chancellor - UCT

She is one of the country’s foremost scholars and researchers in the field of Maths education. Her passion is around teaching and learning maths. In a stellar career, she is currently full professor and vice president of research and innovation at UNISA. She is soon to take up a new position as Deputy Vice Chancellor: research and internationalization at Africa’s best university, UCT.

Nikiwe Bikitsha finds what it takes to thrive and be a leader in the competitive world of academia.

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