Dr. Sindy Zemura-Bernard

She is a distinguished humanitarian, social entrepreneur, and international development executive.

HShe is the founder and CEO of the Southern Africa Embrace Foundation, a charitable organization, dedicated to empowering marginalized women, children, and youth across Southern Africa.

The foundation focuses on education, youth empowerment, gender equality, and rural economic development in countries such as Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

Dr. Zemura-Bernard’s career spans over two decades, during which she has gained experience in both the non-profit sector and international development.

She has served on numerous boards and committees, including those associated with UN Women, the African Union, and various United Nations agencies.

Her work has earned her multiple awards and recognitions, highlighting her contributions to humanitarian causes and gender equality.

Dr. Zemura-Bernard is also known for her roles as a global events moderator and public speaker, often advocating for the rights and empowerment of vulnerable groups at high-level global events.

Her foundation, the Southern Africa Embrace Foundation, holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), allowing it to participate in UN deliberations on a variety of issues related to its mission.

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