Kholeka Mabeta is Publishing Director at Lukhanyo Publishers, a new entity in the scholarly publishing sector. Her research interests are knowledge dissemination through book publishing entities, marginalisation and gatekeeping. She has 21 years of experience in education and publishing, having worked for established publishing houses such as Pearson and Oxford University Press as a publisher for their local and international markets. She was headhunted by HSRC Press and she later worked for UKZN Press. She served as Editorial Board secretary at HSRC Press, as Chair of the Editorial Committee at UKZN Press and as Chair of the Editorial Board for the Women’s Imprint at UKZN Press.