Our phenomenal woman feature kicks off with a lady we crush on everyday because of her incredible work and representation of #Zambia to the world.
We love & celebrate Justina Mutale of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership an initiative working to connect women to global power networks and inspiring women to turn dreams into actionable goals.
With a woman’s ambition to lead comes the risk of being undermined, maligned, side-lined or even physically attacked simply because women are still viewed as the weaker sex. This year I was elected as the first female President of the Law Association of Zambia in the fifty-three-year history of the organisation and its predecessor the Law Society of Zambia. Having been in office since May this year, I now concur with the late, great “philosopher” David Bowie who jokingly said, “Don’t be the first, be the second”. On a serious note, being a relatively young female leader in a patriarchal society is fraught with challenges; the first of which is actually getting into office. Continue reading “WOMEN, RESILIENCE AND THE WILL TO LEAD”