Madalitso Mbendera
Advocating the importance of girls’ education in Malawi
University of Westminster
  • Madalitso is a Communications specialist with more than 6 years of experience in development work and a specialist focus in advocacy, campaigns and communications for development.
  • Her professional experience includes working for International NGOs in drafting communications strategies, setting up websites and social network pages, monitoring and evaluating Community Based Organizations and championing women’s land rights.
  • Madalitso has worked for ActionAid Malawi, World Vision Malawi, and The Center for Multiparty Democracy, and Communications for Development Network.
  • She is currently working at Save the Children International on a UKAid funded project aimed at mitigating barriers to ensure girls’ completion of primary school and transition to secondary school.
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Greatest achievement: 

Being nominated by Canon Collins for the Commonwealth Scholarship in 2013.


Professional interests: 

Advocating for increased awareness, knowledge and understanding on the importance of girls' education in Malawi.

Current occupation: 
Communications and Advocacy Manager at Save the Children