Joshua Chivanga
Working for human rights and law in Zimbabwe and UK
Zimbabwe
University of Sussex
2014-2015
Law/Human Rights
  • His passion for creating equal opportunities and empowering youths drove him to establish the Zim-UK Students Network, a charitable incorporated organization that is aimed at providing student support and networking opportunities, academic and career guidance, mentorship for students, linking students with the job market and establishing student cultural exchange programs within Zimbabwe and the United Kingdom.
  • He is an active member of professional networks such as the African Diaspora Youth Network in Europe, International Law Association and has contributed immensely to amplifying the voice of the African Diaspora within these corporate bodies.
  • He has an unquenchable thirst for acquiring more knowledge and holds qualifications in BSc Honours degree in Sociology from the University of Zimbabwe, MA Human Rights: University of Sussex, Right to Life Certificate; University of Pretoria, Global Education-the Human Rights Dimension; North South Center of the Council of Europe
Greatest achievement: 

Working as an intern on the United Nations Learning Exchange Fellowship at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Professional interests: 

Human rights advocacy and creating opportunities for the most vulnerable in society through social entrepreneurship initiatives. 

Current occupation: 
Founder, Zim-UK Students Network