Kgopotso Ditshego Magoro is a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her doctoral research focuses on cultural knowledge systems, practices and processes of rural communities as the foundation for culturally embedded digital transformation. She applies the philosophy of Mandhwane (learning by doing) in her action research as an alternative approach to community-based digital transformation. Her research into Digital Mandhwane has led to the establishment of Mamaila Community Network, a Wi-Fi project implemented in partnership with the Mamaila Tribal Authority and the Zuri Foundation, South Africa. She holds a Masters of Management degree in the field of ICT Policy and Regulation (MMICTPR) from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is also currently employed as Director responsible for Learning and Innovation in the Department of National Treasury in South Africa.