Professor Meahabo Dinah Magano is a full professor in the Department of Psychology of Education at the University of South Africa (UNISA), specialising in psychology of education, with a passion for teacher education. Professor Magano spent 22 years as a high school educator, head of department and deputy principal. Professor Magano supervises masters and doctoral students. In addition, she mentors post-doctoral fellows and junior academic staff members. Currently she is leading a research project in correctional centres in South Africa. She is passionate about community engagement and was the recipient of the Woman of the Year award in 2014 for Community Service at UNISA. She is the current chairperson of the Education Association of South Africa.