About Sandisiwe Vilakazi
Sandisiwe Vilakazi has an academic background in Communications, Media and Politics, and holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and Media Studies (University of Witwatersrand).
She has experience in lecturing Communications and Journalism at the University of Johannesburg, and has written about current affairs on Mail & Guardian Thought Leaders. She now works in the Presidency, particularly in the National Planning Commission Secretariat.
The National Planning Commission has the mandate to take a broad, cross-cutting, independent and critical view of South Africa, to help define the South Africa we seek to achieve in 20 years time and to map out a path to achieve those objectives.