Professor Mamokgethi Setati holds a PhD in mathematics education from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is the director of the Marang Wits centre for maths and science education and an associate professor of mathematics education at the university. In addition, she is professor extraordinaire at the Tshwane University of Technology. Setati is an National Research Foundation-rated researcher and has published more than 30 reviewed articles in international journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. She is the managing editor of an accredited mathematics education journal, Pythagoras, and serves as a reviewer for several national and international journals. Setati has won several awards for her community and research work, including a national science and technology award for the most outstanding South African young female black researcher in 2004. She is the deputy chairperson of the South African committee for the International Mathematics Union and the South African representative to the International Commission for Mathematical Instruction.

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