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 our lives. In 2019 Moeti was announced as an Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity. She is also inaugural Obama Foundation fellow and was a 2017 Aspen Institute New Voices fellow. She is the Deputy Chairperson of the SOS Coalition, a coalition of South African organisations 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, City Press, The Guardian, Al Jazeera and the Mail & Guardian, among others.