Wiza has been with the Foundation since April 2013. He is an economist with specializations in industrialization, economic empowerment, statistical analysis and social entrepreneurship, and models his career as more social than private benefit. Wiza is a Master of Arts in Economics Candidate at The University of Zambia, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Mathematics from the same University.
He argues that citizen economic empowerment through inclusive and locally driven industrialization is an optimal way out of underdevelopment, and professional volunteering a means towards socio-economic equality.
Wiza is also a Statistician at the Central Statistical Office (Zambia), a Consultant with 4IP LLC (impact investing), Part-Time Mathematics Lecturer at Trinity University Zambia and Part-Time TVET Entrepreneurship Trainer at Chelstone Skills Development Center. His previous professional experience includes investments at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), food security at Food Reserve Agency (FRA), business development at the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) and enumeration at the Central Statistical Office (CSO), in Zambia.
His volunteer experience stems from the United Nations Volunteers (UNV), United Nations Online Volunteers (UNOV), Morobe Development Foundation (Papua New Guinea), Kenya Association for Maternal & Neonatal Health (Kenya), Caribbean Mentors Institute (CMI), Vine Children’s Home and Chelstone Clinic.
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Aubry joined the Foundation in December 2017. He has expertise in software development, database management, information system support, security, enterprise application integration, program configuration, testing and evaluation. Aubry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Mulungushi University (Zambia) and is passionate about building software across sectors; ranging from health, life style, agriculture to ecommerce.
A participant in the 2016 ZICTA innovation programme, 3rd winner of the FSD and i2i Datahack4fi; Aubry actively participates in local and international competitions and programs in the technology sector. His work experience stems from Mulungushi University, Dotcom Zambia and Crystaline technologies.
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Safeli joined the Foundation in October 2017. He is currently in his final year of the Bachelor of Special Education (with a minor in Civic Education) program at the University of Zambia. Safeli is passionate about Education, Human Rights and Integral Human Development. He argues that with inclusive education, all members of society can be empowered with a gift that guarantees autonomy. He further contends that for societies to succeed; people ought to treat each other with the utmost regard for human dignity.
He has experience teaching persons living with disabilities, civil society based advocacy, magazine editorial and leadership orientation having served as Caritas UNZA Chairperson (2016-2018), UNZA Catholic Community Secretary (2017), and most recently as Chairperson of the UNZA Catholic Community (2018).