WOMEN IN CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE – JUSTINA MUTALE

 

Justina Mutale of the Justina Mutale Foundation For Leadership
Justina Mutale of the Justina Mutale Foundation For Leadership

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. 

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Her bio ably describes her below

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WOMEN, RESILIENCE AND THE WILL TO LEAD

By Linda Kasonde

Linda Kasonde, President of the Law Association of Zambia
Linda Kasonde, President of the Law Association of Zambia

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”