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Katherine V Robinson

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[ibimage==37218==image_content_fullwidth==none==self==null==]Dorah Tsatsi has been a member of ActionAid South Africa’s (AASA) Young Urban Women project since its inception in 2013. She believes the...
Yolanda is from the Eastern Cape, but considers herself a ‘child of the African continent’, since most of her family is from Ghana and because she has lived and worked in a few counties across the...
John Whiteoak is originally from Brisbane, Australia and is currently living in London working as an attorney. John’s favourite activity is running and he is excited to visit the beautiful city of...
Fatima grew up on the Cape Flats in Cape Town, with her parents and four siblings, where she later became an anti-apartheid activist during her high school years in the tumultuous 80’s. She explains...
Prof. William Gumede is Associate Professor and directs the Programme for the Management of State-Owned Companies, School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand and Senior Associate &...
Alex-Handrah is originally from Haiti and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She now lives in Johannesburg and works in the finance sector.She loves to travel and her hobbies include reading, watching TV...
By Sameer Dossani and Katherine V RobinsonThis year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) was incredibly successful by many metrics. Women who work in the paid and unpaid economies went on strike,...
Alex grew up in Africa, living in Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe before finishing her schooling in the UK and raising her four children there. She has been a journalist for more than thirty years...
Zikhona grew up in Ntoleni, a village outside the small town of Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape. She studied Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University and is currently working as a...
Ben is a businessman working and living in London and is passionate about universal education and healthcare. Ben enjoys travelling and running. What he enjoys most about running is having time to...