Meet Meme Mpuru
Meme Mpuru is a woman of many talents. Unable to finish her film degree, she went into the book industry at a very young age. She ended up as the youngest black female manager and one of her highlights was opening the first bookstore in Soweto. Although the business only lasted 2 years, it highlighted the plight for reading to be introduced as a culture in the township. She is also a writer who has written theater plays and also was a trainee writer for a local television comedy. She has worked in Marketing for Khanya College who believe in education for liberation and also received a certificate of leadership from the Gordon Institute of Business. She believes that through books, people can travel without ever going anywhere.