For July 2018, Destiny Connect Magazine shines the spotlight on Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng who has a passion for Math Education and fashionable outfits.
Earlier in the year, the 51-year-old was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT). In a statement, she said: “I wasn’t sure if UCT was ready for me. I’m a bit young and my earrings are too big – I’m too colourful!”.
She is uncompromising about her style and self-expression, refusing to conform either intellectually or in terms of fashion.
From her Instagram page @FabAcademic, you can tell how much she loves to dress up, live life while making giant strides professionally.
She proves that you can mix you love for fashion with accomplishing goals.