Tiyesere Mercy Chikapa
Eliminating gender bias in the workplace
University of Leeds
Social Studies
  • Tiyesere completed an MA in Human Resources Management at the University of Leeds on a Canon Collins scholarship
  • A resilient and hard-working lady, Tiyesere’s 10 year career has seen her working for the Malawian Ministries of Information and Education, and heading an academic department.
  • She is employed as a Lecturer at University of Malawi, Chancellor College specialising in human resource management with a focus on gender equality in the workplace.
  • Tiyesere is currently studying towards a PhD in Business and Management at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom under a Commonwealth Scholarship.
  • She also volunteers as a youth mentor as part of the Queen's Young Leaders network.
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Greatest achievement: 

Working hard to promote gender equality in the workplace and receiving two prestigious scholarships to fund my postgraduate studies

Professional interests: 

Research, consulting and lecturing.

Current occupation: 
Lecturer at University of Malawi, Chancellor College