Cecilia Mwende Maundu- Kenya
Cecilia Mwende Maundu is a broadcast journalist based in Kenya and a specialist in gender digital safety. She is also the current Secretary General of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television, Kenyan chapter. During COVID-19, women and girls are using the internet more than ever to stay connected with the world, but they are also the targets of online violence in the form of physical threats, sexual harassment, stalking, zoombombing and sex trolling. UN Women is asking governments to commit to enhancing women’s and girls’ online safety, and is supporting women’s organizations to strengthen their advocacy efforts during COVID-19
Memory Pamella Kadau- Zimbabwe
A Pan-African feminist with over 15 years working in social justice. Particularly women and girls’ rights, governance and democracy, elections, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) specifically Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). Memory is one of the SRHR Champions for Making Abortion Safe Program which is being implemented in Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan and Zimbabwe by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG), London. Until October 2021, she was the Director of Adult Rape Clinic (ARC) from September 2018 to October 2021, and between 2016 to February 2018, I was the National Coordinator of Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC). She was also the former National Secretary of Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) the largest women’s movement in Zimbabwe, and she is an alumna of the 2015 United States of America International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) on Women as Change Makers. Memory conducts independent consultancy services using intersectional feminists’ approach on human rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), sexual violence, gender, leadership, media, monitoring and evaluation and project management. Memory has academic training in Systemic Family Therapy (Higher Diploma, 2020), Advancing Women’s Leadership in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding for Community Development (Certificate, 2018), Project Management (Postgraduate Diploma, 2017), Community Leadership Development (Certificate, 2017), social media as Source and Platform (Certificate, 2015), Project Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (Executive Certificate, 2011), Journalism and Media Studies (B.Sc., 2008). Currently pursuing Legal Studies (LLM, 2023) with University of London. Memory also currently doing projects on media for development, movement building, gender and mental health.
Teddy Bujjingo is a survivor of gender -based violence based in Uganda. She has persistently and continuously suffered abuse at the hands of her husband and his girlfriend, and she has suffered a lot of violence or abuse on social media, call it online violence. She is a Pastor and above all a mother.
Nnaji Ijeoma R. Nweji-Nigeria
Nnaji Ijeoma is a Retired Deputy Director of Nursing Services MoH Enugu, Nigeria and is the Executive Director of Youth Child Support initiative Nigeria. She is a youth/child advocate.
Doreen Kajumba- Canada
Doreen Kajumba is a survivor of gender-based violence, she is a trained Accountant with over 12 years’ experience, but she decided to join the movement to fight gender-based violence because her experience as a survivor is the best expertise to inform policy that would affect supports offered to her and her community of survivor. Doreen is also the founder and Executive Director of TCSJI in Canada.
Other speakers to be determined soon
Join as a presenter at the largest learning, informative and empowering event for Ending Gender-Based Violence 2023. We are looking for presenters that can deliver fully and effectively. As a potential presenter, you have the ability and opportunity to lead the session, thus, to ensure a range of viewpoints and diverse experiences, presenters are encouraged to collaborate on their proposals. As a presenter at the 2nd International Summit on Ending Gender-Based Violence 2023, you can share your expertise. Speaking at a Summit is a great way to enhance your reputation as an expert on GBV Issues, make key connections, and set yourself apart as a forward-thinking leader. As a speaker, you have a unique opportunity to put forth bold ideas and create a buzz – a powerful career booster!
- There is no compensation for presenting with The Non-profit Partnership.
- We do not share attendee contact information with presenters. We are happy to share information from the presenter with our event attendees (like resources, slides, etc.). The presenter is allowed to collect attendee information if the attendees are interested in sharing their information.
- As a presenter you must Identify key issues on Ending Gender-Based Violence
- Expand their knowledge and professional skills
- Prepare for the challenges facing the world at large i.e covid 19
- Engage in the discourse concerning the issues on Ending Gender-Based Violence
- Identify emerging issues relevant to Ending Gender-Based Violence
Conference theme: “Gender- based violence and intersectionality”
Dates of the conference:
September 01-04, 2023
Objectives and/or purpose:
Topics being sought:
- Gender based Violence
- Anti-Oppressive Practice
- How to break social cultural norms
- Violence against women and girls during Covid-19
If you have any other topic that aligns with the theme of the summit, we encourage you to submit your ideas.