Director Zimbabwe and Regional Programmes

Joined Gender Links in July 2009 as the Gender Justice and Local Government facilitator in Zimbabwe. Rose through the ranks to become Zimbabwe Manager and currently Director of Zimbabwe and Regional Programmes. Priscilla has over 15 years of experience in development work including research, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, relationship building and people management. In addition, she has vast experience in Local Government work including gender mainstreaming, lobbying and advocacy work around women’s participation in decision making structures. Some of her key achievements include, facilitating the lobbying and advocacy work for a 30% local government quota in Zimbabwe. She successfully facilitated the implementation of a gender mainstreaming programme in all the 92 local authorities in Zimbabwe. Priscilla has secured multiple funding for the implementation of various programmes.

She holds a Masters Degree in Social Policy and Development Studies and a Bachelor of Social Science Honours in Development Studies from the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. She also has a certificate on human subjects/ research ethics from Battele University, USA.
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