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Book Launch: Transformative Leadership

Transformative leadership in African contexts: Strategies for change
13 June 2024
15:00 - 17:00

Please join us for a hybrid event with an opening address by Prof Sharlene Swartz (Human Sciences Research Council, University of Cape Town), a panel discussion led by Dr Rekgotsofetse Chikane (University of Witwatersrand) and featuring a number of authors who have contributed to the book, including Prof Ibrahim Oanda (Kenya), Lauryn Mwale (Zambia), Tarryn De Kock (South Africa), Dr Precious Muzite (Zimbabwe) and Krish Chetty (South Africa). Prof Carolyn Shields (Wayne State University), the key proponent of transformative leadership theory, will offer reflections on the book along with a representative from the Mastercard Foundation.

If you’re in Cape Town, please join us in person – there will be opportunities for networking over refreshments, and the book will be on sale for a special launch price of R200. There are also 20 free copies available for those who are eager to review the volume or put it into the hands of their institutions.

Please confirm your attendance, in person or online, with Leya Mgebisa (

Date: 13 June 2024

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Venue: Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town Office,

1st Floor, Yacht Club, 2 Dockrail Road, Foreshore,

Cape Town

Online: Register to join via Zoom

Contact: Leya Mgebisa (