Rumbidzai Chisenga is a Program Manager at the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS), a Pan-African think tank that engages Africans on finding Afro-centric solutions to the continent’s development challenges. She currently oversees the implementation of four projects that are geared towards fostering an appreciation of Africanness in policy formulation and institutional development, empowering African youth to meaningfully participate in elections and governance, driving economic integration in Africa and developing leaders with a Pan-African mindset. Prior to joining MINDS, Rumbidzai worked as a Management Consultant for over seven years, gaining experience in business analysis, human performance, and project management. During that time, she specialised in developing bespoke learning solutions in the South African banking sector where she was involved in a range of projects during some of the industry’s key transitions. Rumbidzai also founded a social enterprise that encouraged youth to engage in governance and participate in nation building. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics Honours) degree from Rhodes University and a Master’s of Management in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation from Wits Business School, South Africa.