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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Keynote Speaker: Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director of UN Women United Nations

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Biography

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has worked in government, private sector and civil society and was actively involved in the struggle to end apartheid in her home country of South Africa.

From 2005 to 2008, she served as Deputy President of South Africa, overseeing programmes to combat poverty and bring the advantages of a growing economy to the poor, with a particular focus on women. Prior to this, she served as Minister of Minerals and Energy from 1999 to 2005 and Deputy Minister in the Department of Trade and Industry from 1996 to 1999. She was a Member of Parliament in 1994 as part of South Africa’s first democratic Government.

Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka began her career as a teacher and gained international experience as a coordinator at the World YWCA in Geneva, where she established a global programme for young women. She is the founder of the Umlambo Foundation, which supports leadership and education. A longtime champion of women’s rights, she is affiliated with several organizations devoted to education, women’s empowerment and gender equality.

She is the founder of the Umlambo Foundation, which supports leadership and education. A longtime champion of women’s rights, she is affiliated with several organizations devoted to education, women’s empowerment and gender equality.

She holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy in Educational Planning and Policy from the University of Cape Town and a BA in Education from the University of Lesotho. She was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Western Cape, and has a PhD in Technology and Education from Warwick University.

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Videos

UN Women head: 'Patriarchy is bad for everybody' | Talk to Al Jazeera
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Why gender equality matters
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Activism, Political, Government, Women, Women's Rights, Female Leadership, Television & Film, Empowerment, Business, Diversity, Economy, Technology, Healthcare, Education, Literary, Culture, Business Leadership, Military, News & Media, Authors and Leadership.

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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Social Activism, Political and Government. The estimated speaking fee range to book Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka generally travels from Johannesburg, South Africa and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Joy-Ann Reid, Maria A. Ressa and Marla Blow. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka for an upcoming event.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Videos

UN Women head: 'Patriarchy is bad for everybody' | Talk to Al Jazeera
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Why gender equality matters
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director
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