Since its inception 11 years ago, PROWEB has grown to be a dynamic and reputable brand advancing women’s economic empowerment in Zimbabwe. Committed and dedicated leaders have been devoted in ensuring that the organisational strategic plans are attained. We are truly pleased to announce that with the stepping down of the past Executive Director, Moira Ngaru has been appointed to this position. Moira comes to us with over 20 year’s wealth of experience and expertise having devoted her career in the area of women’s and children’s rights while working in the Government and with civil society.
She has experience in women’s movement focusing mainly on socio-economic empowerment of women and has held a directorship positions with Discovery Channel Globa education Partnership (DCGEP) and Farm Orphan Support Trust (FOST). She brings extensive experience and expertise in strategic planning, program development and implementation, management and administration, fundraising, and facilitation/ consultancy skills.
Moira Ngaru sits on several Boards including Women in Politics Support Unit (Chairperson), E-Knowledge for Women in Southern Africa (Chairperson), Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (Treasurer) and Zimbabwe Women Writers (former treasurer).
In addition to the above, Mrs Ngaru’s accomplishments include a lot of consultancy work on gender, women and HIV& AIDS. She has written or contributed to a number of training manuals currently in use by organisations working in these fields.
Mrs Ngaru holds a Master’s Degree in Education specialising in Development, from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Mrs. Ngaru says: “I am honored by this appointment as well as the opportunity to work with PROWEB whose dedication and vision inspire us all. I am excited to be part of an organisation that seeks to empower women and I am sure, I will learn a lot through working on such a meaningful and creative initiative. I truly appreciate the courtesy the Secretariat, Members, Executive Board and Trustees have extended to me. Thank you again for your confidence in me. I look forward to our working together as we strive towards the achievement of our Vision”