Programme Officer

Susan Mogari is from Soweto Johannesburg. She studied Information Technology at Tshwane University of Technology Ga-Rankuwa campus (1998).

Susan joined Gender Links in 2010 when she was participating in the Media Watching the Watchdog programme through the Media monitoring project. She has gained different skills and has worked across GL programmes from Media, Monitoring and Evaluation, Alliance and now Governance. A natural training facilitator who works with women in local communities, she speaks 5 local languages, which come in handy when she is training and has worked across South African communities.

As a Programme officer, Susan has been involved in projects that work with the community like empowering informal traders who experienced gender based violence, writing I stories through the Media Programme, empowering women in politics through a UNDP Project, and recently working with women who experience gender based violence to equip them through entrepreneurship training to become entrepreneurs. As Governance Programme officer, she assists with programme work across nine countries where GL has operations.

Susan first joined the network of gender activists in 2006 working for an organization called Itereleng: Institution of Cultural Affairs (SA) as a facilitator and trainer. She worked with youth in different communities in Soweto, Alexander and Kagiso on the West Rand. She also worked at the Institute of People Development as a facility coordinator.

Click here for Susan’t learning journey 2011/2012 and here to read Susan’s learning journey in 2010/2011.