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Shakira Qwabe


Shakira Qwabe has a post-graduate diploma in land and agrarian studies from PLAAS and is currently completing her Masters in Southern Urbanism at the African Centre for Cities at UCT. As an activist Shakira has worked in areas of land and housing jus
 
 

Henriette Abrahams


Henriette Abrahams’ social justice activism stretches over a three-and-a-half-decade period which started in her youth as a high school student in her hometown Bonteheuwel.  She served in various leadership roles in student, youth, and wome

Zama Mthunzi


Zama Mthunzi is an activist, organizer, and educator. His experience is in post-apartheid social justice movements. His activism started at Wits University during the 2015 #FeesMustFall protests across institutions of higher learning in South
 
 

Philani Gebu


Philani Gebu is a social justice activist who occupies the role of Office Administrator and Programmes Support at Tshisimani. He started his activism in student and youth organisations in the Eastern Cape and later on joined civil society in Cape Tow

Mohammed Jameel Abdulla


Mohammed Jameel Abdulla is the Social Media Specialist and Content Creator at Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education. He received his Bachelor of Social Science in Philosophy and Economics before, going on to study African Studies, both at the Univ
 
 

Siviwe Mdoda


Siviwe Mdoda is the Land Justice Educator at Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education. He served TCOE for 11 years working directly with landless rural poor in the building of popular formations around land struggles. He also served as a National Org

Seth Deacon


Seth Deacon is the Visual Materials Developer & Curator at Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education. He obtained his Masters in Fine Art in 2009 where his theoretical focus was on the gaze as an agent of power in an intersectional context, especi
 
 

Wadi Dyani


Wadi Dyani grew up in the Eastern Cape in Mdantsane, East London. She currently lives in Masiphumelele, Cape Town. Wadi started her activism in high school, campaigning for community clinics to adopt a more adolescent-friendly stance under the Nation

Zulfah Ebrahim Boltman


Zulfah was born and raised in Cape Town, Western Cape. She holds a B.Tech in Management from Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and a Diploma in Accounting. She has been a Development Practitioner for over 25 years and a specialist in financial
 
 

Alexandra Sutherland


Alex’s role at Tshisimani involves developing arts-based pedagogies for political education with grass roots movements and organisations as well as supporting these movements to incorporate the arts in campaigns, education and activism. She was an