The World Fellows
Sisonke Msimang | South Africa | 2012
Msimang works on human rights, good governance and transparency issues in Africa. She has global, regional and national experience, having worked for the United Nations as well as within the civil society sector and in private philanthropy. Until November 2012, she led George Soros' philanthropic efforts based in Johannesburg as the Executive Director of the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). She now directs the Rights and Democracy programme at the Sonke Gender Justice Network, which has been a leading advocate of working with men and boys in promoting gender equality.