Sathasivian Cooper Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

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Sathasivian Cooper (born 11 December 1950) is a clinical psychologist in South Africa. He is of Indian and South African descent and was born in Durban.

Sathasivian Cooper

Dr Saths Cooper became involved with the Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) and the South African Students’ Organisation (SASO), and was one of the “SASO Nine” student activists jailed for anti-apartheid activities in 1974.

During this time, Dr Saths Cooper was banned, house arrested, and imprisoned for nine years, including five years on Robben Island, where he shared a cell block with Nelson Mandela.


Sathasivian Cooper Age

He was born on the 11th of December 1950 in a rural area outside Durban, South Africa. As of 2020, Sathasivian Cooper is 70 years old.


  • Founding Secretary – Theatre Council of Natal (TECON)
  • Founding Secretary – South African Black Theatre Union
  • Co-Leader – 1972 national student boycott of the University of the North (with Steve Biko)
  • Vice president, deputy, and president – Azanian People’s Organization
  • Founder – National Forum
  • Founding trustee – Institute for Black Research
  • President – South African/Azanian Student Movement, US
  • Chair – Archbishop Tutu Scholarship Fund
  • Co-Founder – Center for Health and Development, US
  • Chair – Soweto Dance Theatre Company
  • Chair – Operation Masakhane for the Homeless
  • Participant – Alternate Dispute Resolution Association of South Africa
  • Chair – South African Community Developmental Agency
  • Chair – Conquest for Life
  • Founding member – Goldstone Commission of Enquiry into Children’s Rights
  • Contributor – Robben Island Museum
  • Contributor – Apartheid Museum
  • Contributor – Nelson Mandela Gateway
  • Founding publisher – Indigo (lifestyle magazine)
  • Consult – Various radio and television programs
  • Chair – Road Accident Fund
  • Representative – IUPsyS

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  • Fellow of the British Psychological Society (2014).
  • American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology (2014).
  • Achievement Against The Odds Award from International Union of Psychological Science (2012).
  • Medal for Services to International Psychology from International Union of Psychological Science (2008).
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Psychology (India) (2007).
  • Fellow of the Psychological Society of South Africa (2002).
  • Fellow of the Irish Psychological Society.

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Sathasivian Cooper Net Worth

Dr Saths Cooper has an estimated net worth of $100,000 which he has earned as a clinical psychologist.

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