Mbithe Nzomo selected as a Mawazo Fellow

June 2023 Mbithe Nzomo, a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town and member of AIRU, was recently selected as one of 40 Mawazo Fellows from an applicant pool of over 900. The Mawazo Fellowship Programme is a 15-month, non-residential fellowship for African female PhD researchers from across the continent working on emerging development issues. Mawazo Fellows participate in a virtual training programme that features professional development courses designed by the Mawazo Institute. Fellows also benefit from mentorship and networking to enhance their career progression, financial support for research activities, and platforms for policy outreach and public engagement that increase their visibility and potential for impact. 

The official announcement of Mawazo Fellows can be found here.