Management Team

Management Team

Executive Director

Annah Moyo-Kupeta

Acting Advocacy Programme Manager

Gugu Nonjinge

Research Manager

Nomancotsho Pakade

Executive Director

Annah Moyo-Kupeta

Annah Moyo-Kupeta is a human rights lawyer with 14 years' experience working in the legal and human rights fields, with a specific focus on legal research, gender, regional litigation, policy-making, policy and legislative review and analysis, and development of continental policies and soft law instruments, including studies, guidelines and general comments. Annah is currently the Advocacy Programme Manager at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, where she is leading the organisation's advocacy work at the national, regional, and international levels. She has a vision of an Africa that protects and promotes the rights of its citizens, especially women, in all their diversity, and restores the dignity and worth of victims of conflict and gross human rights violations—a continent committed to the peace, development and wellbeing of its people.

Acting Advocacy Programme Manager

Gugu Nonjinge

Gugu Nonjinge is an external communications and advocacy professional with extensive experience in the social policy sector. Her areas of interest are gender justice and climate justice. As an NDP2030 ambassador, her personal work through her foundation is focused on the holistic development of the African girl child and active inclusion of the youth demographic at all levels of governance. She also works to shine a gendered lens on climate change mitigation policies on the African continent. Gugu has been recognised by the British High Commission in South Africa as a woman leading on climate change activism ahead of COP26. She has also received awards such as the Social Cohesion and Civil Society Main Award by the National Youth Development Agency, and recognition as a MaSisulu Woman of Fortitude by the Department of Energy for her work on gender justice.

Research Manager

Nomancotsho Pakade

Nomancotsho Pakade is a researcher published in theoretical and experimental work on gender, sexuality, education and governance and has extensive work experience in community mobilisation and advocacy with local and regional NGOs.  Nomancotsho holds an MA in Research Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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