On Thursday, Her Zimbabwe took its first steps towards legality with the signing of the initiative’s Trust Deed, a process overseen by Her Zimbabwe’s just-convened Board of Trustees. The Trustees are as follows;
Jessie Fungayi Majome
Majome is the current Member of Parliament for Harare West and served previously as Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community Development. (Majome is absent from the picture above as she was in parliament).
Delta Milayo Ndou
Ndou is a prominent blogger and social activist who has been identified as a prominent young female leader by various prestigious initiatives. In 2011, the Washington Foreign Press Center name her one of the top 20 emerging new media leaders blogging for social change.
Zhangazha is a public intellectual and political activist who has worked on media policy reform with organisations such as the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) – Zimbabwe chapter, and the Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ).
Mutendi is Founding Editor and Managing Director at Jewel Magazine, a flagship of the Zimbabwean lifestyle magazine industry. She is also the CEO and Creative Director at Mucha Couture which creates custom African clothing and accessories.
Monro is the director of Magamba Network which uses, among other tools, new media and hip hop for social activism. Monro is also director of Shoko Festival, Zimbabwe’s increasingly prominent festival for urban culture, as well as an internationally renowned spoken word artist.
Msonza is a digital communications specialist with experience in working in development, human rights and women’s issues. Msonza, who is also a blogger, is one of the few recognised Zimbabwean digital security trainers.
Machirori is a blogger, journalist and photographer. She is a member of the Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers and has journalistic works published widely.