Agatha is the Zambia Closed Loop Programs Officer working for the Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) of Zambia. Agatha holds a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, a Diploma and Certificate in Social work, and Certificates in Speech Power and Comprehensive Sexuality Education. She has worked in the NGO environment for 9 years with a vast experience in managing various Programmes including: Capacity Building of CSOs; conducting youth led research; adolescent girls’ and young women’s empowerment projects; Governance and Social Accountability; HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights projects for women in Zambia; and Gender mainstreaming programs.
Agatha is an integral part of the wider NGOCC team and works closely with ZGF and their network. NGOCC is an umbrella network for Non-Governmental and Community Based Organisations in Zambia, active in championing women’s empowerment and gender equity and equality. In over 30 years of its existence, NGOCC has grown to be the focal point of the women’s movement in Zambia, with a total membership of 98 organisation, spread across all of the 10 provinces of Zambia.