Advocacy and Network Building Coordinator

Lucia Makamure  joined Gender Links in 2011 as a Programme Officer.Makamure is a trained journalist with over 10 years experience working on public policy issues. Her career began at the Zimbabwe Independent as a political reporter. Her work on gender, education, climate change and human rights issues has been published in several publications in Southern Africa and internationally by news agencies like Reuters. Lucia is a 2016 Commonwealth Scholar currently studying towards a Masters of Public Policy and Management with the University of York. The long distance scholarship is awarded to young leaders from developing countries with the potential to play a leading role in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since 2011, Lucia has written the Education and Training chapter of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer as well as act as co- editor of the annual research book. Her research work  has been cited in respectable literature on education and gender including in the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)’s Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and challenges report. Makamure also holds professional Certificates in Political Reporting from the Berlin International Institute of Journalism and Public Policy Analysis, Governance and Leadership from Africa University.

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