Prof. Sarah Mosoetsa

Chief Executive Officer, HSRC

Sarah Mosoetsa is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) and the Chief Executive Officer at the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS).
Author of “Eating from one pot: Dynamics of Survival in poor South African households” (Wits Press, 2011) and co-editor of “Labour in the Global South: challenges and alternatives for workers” (ILO, 2012). She has also published papers in several academic journals. Her recent collaborative works includes “Precarious Labor in Global Perspective, International Labor and Working-class History” (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and “New South African Review 6 - The Crisis of Inequality” (Wits Press 2018).
Sarah Mosoetsa has worked for various organizations such as the Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP), Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), and Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA). She is a former chair and member of the Global Labour University and chairperson of the South African Labour Bulletin Board. Until recently, she was a Council member at Rhodes University. Currently serving as a Board member at the National Research Foundation (NRF).