PhD Social & Personality Psychology City University of New York

Puleng graduated from CUNY with double distinctions and is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at UNISA teaching social and community psychology. She recently won a SA Women in Science ‘Distinguished Young Women Researcher Award’ (2014) as well the UNISA Principal’s Award for Excellence in Research. Puleng has been invited by the National Research Foundation to serve as one of its role models for young researchers and is actively involved in a national youth mentoring campaign.