Civic Tech Masterclass
Digital Activism Masterclass
Digital Activism with Amandla.mobi
Digital Activism: Technology has presented new ways for activists to collaborate, campaign, mobilise and exchange information. Moeti showed the class how she has been using tech in her work and other examples.
This masterclass sought to share ways in which citizens can use civic technology for new ways to collaborate, campaign, mobilise and exchange information. Moeti showed the class how she has been using tech in her work and gave the participants practical guides on how they can use social mobilisation and activism to empower themselves and their communities.
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 617 507 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 award 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 organisations committed to and campaigning for public broadcasting in the public interest. When not working, Moeti can be found writing and has been published by a wide range of South African and international media.