Patronus: A lion. “Not only is a lion my family totem but I also embody the energy of a lioness. Albeit a Merlioness”
Favourite Quote: “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder ” – Rumi
Tatenda Muranda is a Zimbabwean living in South Africa. She identifies as a Pan-Africanist and a Womanist – other than that she is an avid label avoider. She began her formal career in sexual rights education and advocacy as part of the founding team for HOLAAfrica!, later she engaged in sexual rights research at the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA) and eventually shimmied into gender, international human rights and constitutional law research at the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).
She has Bachelors of Business Science degree in Management Studies and Law, an Honours degree in African Studies and a Bachelor of Laws degree. She co-edited the anthology “Walking The Tightrope” and founded Oshun Rises an initiative that focuses on individual and collective healing pracitices. You can learn more about Tatenda on her website. She is on social media as @iamqueennzinga.