ShapeShifter

Meet Dr Mills Soko, Director at the UCT Graduate School of Business

There is a perception that institutions like UCT and GSB are for the privileged few. It’s important for people to see that GSB is led by someone who looks like them.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

Dr Mills Soko is the Director of the University Of Cape Town Graduate School Of Business.

Soko joined UCT GSB in 2006 as a senior lecturer.

He became an associate professor of international political economy in 2010.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Soko as part of his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

I was born in Witbank into a very poor family.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

I’m not ruling out the possibility of going into politics in the future.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

I thought I could make a difference by being involved in Agang.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

Public schools in black townships are a complete failure.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

South Africa and Africa is located in a wider global context.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

Trump is an aberration!

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

The Chinese are ploughing billions of dollars into their universities and business schools.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

The one thing that scares me; not being able to make the difference I want to make.

Dr Mills Soko, UCT Graduate School Of Business

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