Sophia Mukorera has been a Lecturer in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa since 2013. Before joining academia she worked as an Agricultural Economist in the Policy and Projects unit of the then Ministry of Agriculture and Lands in Zimbabwe where she managed the Mechanisation and the Inputs Programmes. She holds a PhD in Economics from University of KwaZulu Natal, Masters in Economics and BCom Honours in Economics from the University of Cape Town, BSc Honours in Agricultural Economics from University of Zimbabwe. She has published her research in accredited journals on applied economics, entrepreneurship and the informal sector. Sophia Mukorera lives in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.