AU Disability Council official appointed to Zim-India board
By Nyasha Nhau
THE director of Alive Albinism lnitiative, Gwenlisa Marange was recently appointed to the -India Business Council board.
Marange, who is the secretary general at African Union Disability Council (AU-DC) Zimbabwe chapter promised to work hard to represent the interests of her constituency in her new role.
She told Zim Community News that as a young person she felt honoured to work with luminaries in the business sector such as Net One marketing director Dr Eldrette Shereni and hoped to learn a lot from such an experience.
“Dr Shereni from NetOne is the president for the Zim-India Council and I am rubbing shoulders with women of influence which I never dreamt of.
“Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa is also there, so is Patricia Murambinda who is a corporate affairs executive at Delta Beverages, among others,” Marange said.
Other powerful women on the board include Dr Lucy Mandendenga, Edith Mukuwapasi and Nomathemba Ndlovu, Annie Nhira and Nyaradzo Mashayamombe among others.
AU-DC Zim chairperson Ian Vambe weighed in by congratulating Marange in her new role.
“This platform is not only for her but the country at large, especially the disability fraternity.
“We are confident she will amass the best skills relevant material to develop our business industry in Zimbabwe. I wish her the best in this journey,” Vambe said.
Among its other mandates, the Zim-India Business Council strengthen women entrepreneurship to promote active inclusion and boost businesses through greater engagement with government, institutions and global trade.