Hoyce Temu a communication specialist at the United Nations in Tanzania has been selected as one of the inspirational southern African women and a rising star in the region.
Temu has been involved in the social works by helping the communities in various ways and sharing what she has to make the world a better living for everyone.
On the International Women’s Day, the MISA announced the first annual MISA’s Women to Watch.
MISA is honoring 12 dynamic and inspirational southern African women who embody both the official United Nations theme for International Women’s Day 2014 - Equality for women is progress for all – as well as the theme designated by non-governmental organisations around the world –Inspiring Change.
MISA Regional Director, Ms Zoe Titus said, “We chose women who we see as rising stars in the region, women whose achievements to date are a promise of more great work to come, making them women to watch.”
You can download MISA’s Women to Watch in 2014 as an electronic magazine in two parts:
You can also read extended profiles of the women on our website, by following the links below.
MISA’s Women to Watch in 2014
Alisa Amupolo, a technology entrepreneur from Namibia;
Ana Margoso, a newspaper journalist from Angola;
Chikondi Mphande, a radio journalist from Malawi;
Emma Theofelus, a high school student from Namibia who is the Junior Mayor of the City of Windhoek;
Hoyce Temu, a communications specialist and former Miss Tanzania;
Jean Chalungama, a radio journalist from Malawi and one of the only female sports journalists in the country;
Mboni Masimba, a talk show host from Tanzania;
Mwiza Zulu, a teenage radio and television presenter in Zambia;
Nellie Kanyemba, a journalist from Malawi;
Nontobeko Tshabala, a newspaper journalist from Swaziland;
Nyasha Chingore-Munazvo, a human rights lawyer from South Africa; and
Solange Dos Santos, a photographer from Mozambique.