Yvonne Mokgoro has stepped down from the bench at the Constitutional Court having served a full 15-year term. She now serves as Judge in the Office of the Chief Justice. She also serves on a number of law bodies, trusts and boards. She has taught Law at South African, British, American and Dutch universities, and she holds a number of honoraryProfessorships and doctorates in South Africa and abroad.

For her TED@Johanneburg Talk, Yvonne Mokgoro talked about how the South African constitution continues to turn around centuries of tradition and injustice, and in the process, transforms the lives of the ordinary South Africans.