Petronella Ncube

She completed her Masters of Public Health at UCT. Graduated with a Distinction in Social work studies at UCT and a Golden Key Member. Her thesis investigated the effectiveness of interventional strategies for the retention and engagement of people living with HIV. She is passionate about social justice and change, deeply desiring to contribute to a cultural shift, particularly in issues of education, youth empowerment & sexual and reproductive health. She has actively contributed to the development of others through mentorship, tutoring and voluntary work. She has demonstrated leadership skills through her involvement in various UCT societies and student council. She is fervently inspired by Maya Angelou words’, ‘Do the best you can until you know better, then when you know better, do better’. Thus, she believes that organisations become better when they strive to be learning systems. She is currently an intern at Southern Hemisphere and hopes to understand the effective implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation methods and participatory approaches in building meaning change.