ImpactHER Wise Council

“It takes two flints to make a fire. - Louisa May Alcott

Her Excellency, Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

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First Female President of Mauritius

Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is the chairperson of ImpactHER’s wise council. She is the first female President of Mauritius, and a biodiversity scientist. She served as the Managing Director of the Centre International de Developpement Pharmaceutique (CIDP) Research and Innovation (formerly Cephyr, Centre for Phytotherapy Research). 

Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

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First Female Constitutional Judge of South Africa (Elected by Nelson Mandela)

Yvonne Mokgoro is a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the first black woman to hold the office. She holds five honorary professorships from various universities. She is a founding Trustee of The Mandela Rhodes Foundation and serves on several boards, university councils, trusts, and law bodies. 

Mrs. Patricia Obozuwa: Vice President, Government Affairs,

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Communications & Sustainability, Coca Cola

Mrs. Patricia Obozuwa is a member of ImpactHER’s wise council. She is the Vice President, Government Affairs, Communications & Sustainability for Coca Cola, Africa. Mrs Obozuwa is also a member of the Lagos State Industry Advisory Board for the Yaba ICT Hub/Cluster project.