Caroline Phiri-Lubwika - Local Coach, Botswana
Caroline Phiri-Lubwika has been a Journalist and Communication Specialist for over 15 years, though her main thrust is more on training, mentoring and capacity building. She has been a facilitator, planner and trainer for a project on the formulation of HIV and AIDS Policy and Code of Conduct in Botswana Media Houses from 2007 to 2009.
She possesses proficiencies in gender, media advocacy and strategic planning both at local and regional level. She has over four years experience as a radio producer on women, children and many social issues pertinent to society.
Glenda Manthe-Grobler, Namibia
Glenda Manthe-Grobler has worked for Democratic Media Holdings (DMH) for the past 23 years. Over the years, she has worked in various positions in the Sales and Marketing Division of her company. She is currently the PR Manager of DMH. She does event organizing of the subsidiary companies of DMH. Projects that Glenda has initiated and executed is the Namibia Advertising Awards (Gecko Awards) 1996 – 2004. The Namibia Tourism Expo is currently the biggest single project that She organizes for DMH.
Leah Komakoma Kabamba, Zambia
Leah Komakoma Kabamba is a Zambian Media Advocate. She holds a Bachelor of Mass Communications Degree from the University of Zambia and Master of Arts degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University, South Africa. She joined Zambia's largest newspaper The Post, as a programmes officer at the secretariat of the Press Freedom Committee in 2007. In August 2010, she was elevated to head the Press Freedom Committee Secretariat as executive secretary and, in 2011, she assumed the role of Chairperson of the Press Freedom Committee of The Post. Her duty is to promote and support press freedom and freedom of expression through various initiatives and collaborations.
Leah began in the WIN programme in 2010 as a participant and was invited to be Zambia's National Mentor at the close of 2011 activities.