Leigh-Anne Agnew –Chairperson
Gained her Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law at the University of Cape Town, then completed her articles in Namibia and was admitted as a legal practitioner of the Namibian High Court. Her interest in gender and minority rights started when she joined the Legal Assistance Centre as a gender lawyer. Although she is now pursuing a career as a commercial and property lawyer her interest in and passion for women's rights have never ceased. She is the mother of two feminists-in-training Siân and Dominique, and wife to a very supportive husband Greg.
Eveline January Deputy -Chairperson and Staff Liaison
Has worked for the Ministry of Health and Social Services as a social worker at the Women and Child Protection Unit, and was Project Coordinator for WHO Multi-Country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence. She holds a Social Work Diploma and an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Western Cape. Eveline is currently the deputy-chairperson of the board of Sister Namibia
Rudolph Gawaseb –Treasurer
Is an accountant by profession. He has worked for almost 10 years in the NGO environment and is currently the Finance Manager for Aids and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA). He joined the Sister Namibia board in the capacity of treasurer. Being a part-time farmer, Rudolf spends most of his spare time with farming activities.
Nicky Marais –Member
Has lived and worked in Windhoek for all her adult life as an artist, illustrator, activist and teacher. She has brought up two girl children and worked with some astonishing women on various interesting and absorbing projects. Nicky is currently the Head of Department of Visual Arts and Crafts at the College of the Arts in the Katutura Community Art Centre, while furthering her studies at the University of Namibia and painting large non-objective paintings.
Immaculate Sechogele –Member
Immaculate Sechogele holds a bachelor degree in social work and community development from the University of Namibia and a master’s degree in Women and Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in the Netherlands. She has more than 10 years’ experience in the academic field, first as a researcher and currently as a lecturer. Her areas of specialization are in gender studies, women studies, reproductive and sexual rights and health and development studies.
Fransina Mutumbulwa –Member
Is currently a Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Paralegal at the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration. She studied Law and obtained a B.Juris degree from the University of Namibia.