was born and raised in Zambia and studied at universities in South Africa and
England. She has lived in many different parts of Africa, including Rwanda. She
spent two years in Rwanda as a volunteer at the new university doing a wide
range of work: teaching, mentoring, writing learning materials, working with
the campus clinic to counsel students with HIV/AIDS, doing gender advocacy and
empowerment work, and counseling female survivors. She is currently a freelance
consultant in the fields of education, gender, and HIV/AIDS.