Mamphela Ramphele, a world-renowned activist, medical doctor, academic and political thinker, will visit Penn State Oct. 9-11 for a series of discussions, class engagements and talks focused on her work advocating for social justice, human rights and building global community.

Ramphele co-founded of the Black Consciousness Movement with South African apartheid activist Steve Biko, which reignited the struggle for freedom in South Africa. She is co-founder of ReimagineSA , co-president of The  Club of Rome  and chair at the Desmond Tutu IP Trust.  She has received numerous national and international awards acknowledging her scholarship and leading role in promoting the empowerment of women, youth and other oppressed people in South Africa and globally.

Read more at Anti-apartheid hero and scholar Mamphela Ramphele visiting Penn State | Penn State University (