Dr Marion Keim is associate professor in the Social Transformation and Peace Programme at the University of the Western Cape. She lectures in Conflict, Diversity and Peace, Leadership and Social Transformation, and Sport and Community Development. She is an Advisory Board member of Women for Peace in the Western Cape and an advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She works in the fields of social transformation, community and sport development, and peace building. She has been teaching and conducting research in South Africa, Malawi, Germany and the USA since 1985 and has been coordinating numerous provincial, national and bilateral community development projects targeting children, youth, women, street children and teachers.
Dr Keim has written a book titled: Nation Building at Play, Sport as a Tool for Social Integration in Post-apartheid South Africa, with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Meyer & Meyer Sport Ltd. (UK), Aachen (Germany), 2003