Maleine Niang

Maleine NIANG is a  dedicated Professional with a broad background on public policies. With an experience ranging from political affairs to economic development, Maleine is also an academic who has contributed in several research projects linked to democratic transitions and public finances.

At a national level (Senegal), Maleine has worked in Parliamentary Assistance, Civic Engagement, Constitutional reforms and the introduction of Result Based Management in the public administration. 


Khotso Masheane

Khotso Masheane is the president of Lesotho Youth Coalition, and a founder of Opportunities for Basotho, an online opportunity hub. He is a youth development advocate and practitioner with 13 years’ experience. Khotso is passionate about youth development, politics, and sustainable development. He is an active member of All Basotho Convention political party. He is currently studying to qualify as a chartered accountant at Lesotho Institute of Accountants.

Khotso MasheaneLesotho

Julia Amukoshi

Julia Shalongo-Shandje Ndinelago holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Namibia. She has three years’ experience in teaching and two years’ experience in lecturing English for international students at the University of Namibia. She currently teaches History to high-school learners. She was responsible for having the master’s degree in English Literature implemented into the University of Namibia's curriculum.   Julia is also an author, having had her first work published in her second year of university. Her latest book was published in 2014.

Julia AmukoshiNamibia

Jude Onwujei

Onwujei Jude has over four years of experience in public health practice. Through programs for the Nigeria Centre’s for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), he contributes to disease prevention, control, and implementation of public health interventions. He is currently the director of the department of training and leadership development in Jesusteenaglow Missions Foundation (Delta state), a faith-based nonprofit organization, where he develops and teaches leadership training modules and volunteers as a mentor to secondary school prefects.

Jude OnwujeiNigeria

Harrietta Redd

Harrietta Redd has over four years of experience working in the educational sector of Liberia and has served in several capacities. Harrietta presently works as the executive assistant to the superintendent of the Monrovia Consolidated School System (MCSS), the arm of the Ministry of Education that operates all public schools in Monrovia. She provides administrative and managerial support to ensure delivery of service to public schools. Within her community, she serves as a counselor and activist. She educates the youth on drug abuse and its effects on individuals and society.

Harrietta ReddLiberia

Gilbert Nyandeje

Gilbert Nyandeje has over three years' experience in public policy formulation and advocacy. Currently, Gilbert is the executive director and founder of Espoir Center, a Kenyan think tank, where he focuses on public youth policy formulation, advocacy, and training on entrepreneurship across Kenyan universities. Gilbert has skills in cyber-security management and helps organizations across East Africa ensure sound development of cyber-security policies and frameworks.

Gilbert NyandejeKenya

Fregenet Gichamo

Fregenet Zekiewos Gichamo has over two years’ experience in a government university working mainly as a dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. As such, she is the chief executive officer directing and coordinating activities of the department and other units of the faculty. In addition, Fregenet works on youth development in her community by organizing a program called ‘Generation Empowerment Program’. She is also a volunteer in blood-donation campaigns in her local community and schools.   Fregenet is a medical doctor working as a general practitioner in a hospital.


Chikondi Mandala

Chikondi Mandala holds a Bachelor of Law (Honors) and has been with the Malawian judiciary for three years. Chikondi is a senior resident magistrate whose primary responsibility is adjudication. She exercises broad jurisdiction, ranging from criminal matters to civil matters including matrimonial, contractual, and land disputes. Chikondi is also a member of the Women Judges’ Association of Malawi, which promotes access to justice for women and children.

Chikondi MandalaMalawi

Charles Jura

Jura Charles has over four years' experience in the public and community development sectors. Currently, Charles is an assistant county commissioner in the Office of the President (Kenya), where he focuses on the coordination of national government functions, overseeing the implementation of national government projects, and handling public complaints. He is an alumnus of G-United, a national volunteer program, where he volunteered for one year teaching literary skills and mentoring children from primary schools.

Charles JuraKenya

Calvince Ochieng

Calvince Ochieng' has over five years' experience working with Hopeland Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Gingo village, Kenya.

Calvince OchiengKenya