Mrs Rudo Kwaramba is Director of Advocacy, Communications and Education with international relief and development agency World Vision UK, part of the world?s leading relief, development and advocacy organisation. She is a passionate campaigner, spokesperson and advocate for the rights of excluded groups.
Before moving to the UK, Mrs Kwaramba was National Director of World Vision Zimbabwe, a post she held for five years.
A human rights lawyer by profession, Rudo moved from private practice to spend three years working to defend the rights of women survivors of gender violence through the Musasa Project, a Zimbabwean NGO which advocates for the eradication of gender violence. She then worked for a year as an Associate Protection Officer with the UNHCR before returning to the Musasa Project as its Director.
Rudo served as the WILDAF (Women In Law and Development in Africa) Executive Board member for Zimbabwe. She was a trustee of the Gateway Trust, a trust managing a Christian education group of schools in Harare. She was previously on the UNDP Advisory Board for the UNDP Government of Zimbabwe Capacity Building Project on Conflict Transformation. She was also the chairperson for NANGO (National Association of Non Governmental Organisations).
Rudo holds a law degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a diploma in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the Raoul Wallerneberg Institute, University of Lund, Sweden.
She is married to Alexander Kwaramba and they have a son Isheanesu Joshua.