Benefactor of the WomenFuture Foundation

Advisory Board

As WomenFuture Books we fully acknowledge that people in general, and women in particular, have the knowledge, abilities, expertise and will to identify and create the type of future they want for themselves. WomenFuture Books aims to act as a supporting and amplifying entity and catalyst for Zanzibari change-agents by supporting and putting the spotlight on local voices and female perspectives.

Our Advisory Board holds an immensely important role within WomenFuture Books. Take a minute to get to know our seven Advisory Board Members below!

Dr Mzuri Issa Ali

Dr Mzuri Issa Ali is the Director of the Tanzania Media Women Association, Zanzibar. She has formaly held the positions including acting Director in the Directorate of Communications in the President’s office; Assistant Press Secretary to the President; and a sub-editor and reporter at Nuru newspaper.

Dr Mzuri holds a Doctorate in Social Sciences; a Masters of Arts in Political Science and International Relations; and a Degree in Mass Communication. She has vast experience in the field of communication and is an ardent advocate of women’s rights.

Dr Rukkaya Wakif Muhammed

Dr Rukkaya Wakif Muhammed

Head of Department – Public Administration
Zanzibar University

Dr Rukkaya Wakif Muhammed is a lecturer at Zanzibar University and head of department of Public Administration.

Dr. Rukkaya is a holder of a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management (Open University of Tanzania), Master in Management (International Islamic university Malaysia) and Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration(Zanzibar University). Her academic accomplishments include some publications in International Journals. She has been a counsellor for female students in her department and the university in general. Her interest in serving the community has also driven her to participate in various female fora at university level and community levels.

Ms. Asya Mohamed

Ms. Asya Mohamed

Program Manager
ZANREC

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Ms. Lutfia Ramadhan

Position
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Ms. Jasmine S.A Lyana

Ms. Jasmine S.A. Lyana

Lawyer & Head of Departmental Policy Unit
Zanzibar High Court & Office of the Second Vice President of Zanzibar

Ms. Jasmine S.A Lyana is  currently working in the Planning, Policy and Research Department as Head of Developmental Policy Unit in the Second Vice President’s Office. Jasmine is also practicing as a Lawyer of the High Court of Zanzibar.

Jasmine holds a B.A. in Economics and a Bachelors of  Law ( LLB) degree. Jasmine has extensive experience in planning, management,  drafting of legal frameworks and knowledge in legal counselling and drafting

Mohamed Ameir Muombwa

Mr. Mohamed Ameir Muombwa

Assistant to the Second Vice President of Zanzibar
Second Vice Presidents Office

Mohamed works as the Assistant to the Second Vice President of Zanzibar. He has a long history of community engagement and leadership in Zanzibar.

Mr Muombwa holds a Master of Public Policy and Management from Monash University Australia and a First Degree from Mysore University in India (Criminology; Public Administration and Journalism). Mohamed regularly writes for the newspaper Zanzibar Mail.

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Mr. Hafith Ameir

Position
Workplace

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