Favourite Quote: “Let every season touch your skin, and grow flower, grow!” – Chocolat
Originally from Botswana, Boikanyo holds a Masters degree in International Relations, an Honours degree in Development Studies and a Bachelors degree in Politics, Public Policy & Administration and Economic History all from the University of Cape Town. Before joining FRIDA in 2015, she was based in Kenya having been deployed by the African Union Youth Volunteer Corps to serve in a Monitoring and Evaluation capacity at the Forum for African Women Educationalists; a pan-African girls’ education NGO. In this role she coordinated, monitored and evaluated a range of gender responsive interventions. Additionally, she has over two years’ experience as a tutor in the Political Science Department of the University of Cape Town and has been involved in the development of a curriculum and lesson plans to enhance first year students’ academic skills. Boikanyo is into crime and investigation stuff and loves watching web series and documentaries around it during her spare time. She is based in Cape Town, South Africa and is fluent in English and Setswana and is working to improve her French! She tweets as @boimodungwa.