Dr Mamphela Ramphele is a world-renowned figure with an outstanding career as an activist, medical doctor, academic, businesswoman, and political thinker.
She has been Co-President of the Club of Rome since October 2018 and Co-Founder & Global Brand Ambassador of ReimagineSA since 2016.
Previously, she served as a Managing Director at the World Bank from 2000 to 2004 and as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, from 1996 to 2000.
She obtained a medical degree from the University of Natal in 1968, where she co-founded the Black Consciousness Movement with Steve Biko and became involved in the South African Students Association (SASO). She also holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cape Town, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Administration from the University of South Africa.