Her Excellency Dr Justina Mutale

Founder & President, Justina Mutale Foundation

Her Excellency, Dr. Justina Mutale has been globally acclaimed as one of the most influential and inspirational African women. In 2012, she was named ‘African Woman of the Year’, sharing a platform with various African Heads of State. Dr Mutale is a global impact visionary leader with over 30 years of experience working in the diplomatic and international development setting. 

She is a Leadership and International Development Expert, a human rights activist, educationist, and advocate for quality education, gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. 

Dr Mutale is also a philanthropist, international leadership expert, international keynote speaker, international guest lecturer and #1 international bestselling author of: “The Art of Iconic Leadership: Power Secrets of Female World leaders” and co-author of the highly cerebral book: “Women on Corporate Boards: An International Perspective”. She has contributed and continues to contribute to several other global publications and books on leadership, gender, equality, diversity, and inclusion, including FORBES Magazine. 

Dr Mutale has for years consistently advocated for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. 

She is the Founder and President of the Justina Mutale Foundation and its Scholarship Programme for underprivileged African young women. She is also the Convener of the World Summit on Women and Girls, and serves on various Boards across the globe, including the World Leaders Forum Dubai, headquartered in the United Arab Emirates. 

Dr Mutale also serves as Vice-President of the United Kingdom’s National Alliance of Women’s Organisations based in the UK; and is the Global Envoy for Gender Equality at the International Women’s Think Tank headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia in United State of America. 

In addition, Dr Mutale serves as Consultant and Mentor to the Young African Leaders Forum; as well as Expert, Judge, Mentor, Consultant and Coach at the Hult Prize, the world’s No.1 Student Start-up Global Accelerator Program organised in partnership with 42nd President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton’s Global Initiative, and the United Nations Office for Partnerships. Dr Mutale also serves as Judge at the Young Tycoons Global Business Challenge; and at PITCH@PALACE Commonwealth Entrepreneurs competition organised by the Duke of York. She is a member of the G100’s Youth Enterprise & Leadership Wing; In addition to being a member of the Global Order of Dignitaries and Philanthropists; the Global Chamber of Business Leaders; and the Invite-Only FORBES Women Forum. 

Dr. Mutale has been a consistent contributor, delegate, speaker and official parallel event convener at global platforms that address political, economic, social, African and gender issues, including the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women held at the United Nations headquarters in New York; the African Union High-Level Panel on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment held in the wings of the African Union Heads of State & Heads of Government Summit; the Commonwealth Women’s Forum held in the wings of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings; the European Economic Congress and European Economic Forum held in Europe; as well as various other international fora across the globe. 

Internationally acclaimed as a global Stateswoman, Dr Mutale leads and serves on various Boards of commercial, humanitarian, and charitable organisations across the globe, and has been honoured with numerous international awards, honours, and accolades for her outstanding leadership qualities. 

A recipient of the MANDELA 100 Prize, Dr Mutale is listed on various WHOs WHO lists, Power Lists; Influential Lists; and Halls of Fame around the world, including the World Book of Greatness; 100 Most Reputable People on Earth; 100 Most Reputable Africans in the World; 100 Most Influential Black People in Modern Britain; 100 Most Influential Women in the World; Black +100, an Exhibition and legacy of the top 100 Black Achievers in modern Britain, among various other awards, honours and accolades across the globe. 

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