INFLUENTIAL WOMAN

It’s #Celebrate_Her_Thursday & we are celebrating Anoziva Marindire. She is 1 of the 2019 #100MostInfluentialYoungAfricans

This is what makes her influential 😁👇👇

Anoziva Marindire

She is the founder of the Usawa Institute, a non-profit organisation dedicated to empowering and promoting gender equality, girls and women’s socio-economic development through education, advocacy and research. Through the Usawa Institute, Anoziva leads the Girls Speak Out after-school program as its Executive Director, offering free coding, digital media and advocacy literacy training to girls aged 14 – 24 years of age living in high density-low income communities in Zimbabwe. Marindire also oversees the Power Classes 4 Women, an initiative of the Usawa Institute that focuses on grassroots community women running social enterprises and community-based organisations, teaching leadership and management skills training as well as mentoring. She is journalist and communications professional by training with six years’ experience working in the online-digital space, a co-editor of the African Youth Journal on Development volume 1 and 2 and is a creative partner at Hot Cherry Media, a digital Agency that helps non-profits and social enterprises in Africa create engaging and creative content and brands online. She serves as a STEM & TVET Ambassador for the African Union International Centre for Girls & Women’s Education in Africa (AU CIEFFA) and was a Youth Ambassador/Hero 2016 -2016, where she was involved in the creation of the African Union Youth Roadmaps for 2015 and 2016. Under her leadership, the Girls Speak Out program was named by the International Telecommunications Union as one of the 90 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2019 Champions and the 2017 Shoko Festival Women Rising Award winners. Miss Marindire is a 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow, 2018 Laureate of the Women in Africa Initiative Project 54 program and is an Alumnus of the YALI Regional Learning Centre Southern Africa and studied Civic Leadership at Wagner College in New York. Currently she is working on the United Nations Girls Education Initiative #Transform Education campaign focusing PR and Media support for Africa.

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