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Chiedza Mufunde

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO DONALD KABERUKA
STRATEGY AND INTERNATIONAL LIAISON

Kigali

Chiedza’s role involves working with the Chairman managing special projects and assignments related to business strategy as well as overall operations support at Southbridge Rwanda.



Experience

Chiedza brings skills, training and experience in strategy, research and policy in global development. Prior to joining Southbridge, she worked with various organizations on global education policy and advocacy in Boston and Washington, D.C. including as a strategy and policy analyst at the World Bank/Global Partnership for Education. In 2016 she was the 2016 Winner of the Youth Innovation Fund (sponsored by the World Bank Youth-to-Youth Community) where she was awarded $15,000 to implement a youth entrepreneurship project on leadership and business skills in her hometown of Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe.

Chiedza joined Southbridge from the African Leadership University where she worked closely with the CEO and Chairman of Global Advisory Council to advance the strategic priorities of the university focused on training the next generation of African leaders.

At Southbridge, she supports the Chairman’s Office on operations, stakeholder management and special projects.

She speaks English and Shona fluently, and is learning French.

Education

  • Certificate in Business Process Analysis, Innovation and Design
    George Washington University School of Business, Washington DC, USA
  • Master of Social Work in Global Policy and Practice
    Boston College School of Social Work, Massachusetts, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude in Psychology and Critical Social Thought
    Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA

Expertise

  • Development Financing
  • Policy Analysis
  • Stakeholder Management