Trainer Details

Adv. Annamarie Mavenjina

Adv. Annmarie Mavenjina Nkelame is a highly skilled gender trainer and consultant with over 20 years of experience. Her expertise encompasses a wide range of areas, including gender analysis, research and advocacy, program development and management, facilitation and documentation, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising and donor relations, as well as legal and human rights issues.

She specializes in sexual and reproductive health rights, women's and children's rights, governance accountability, and democracy. Adv. Nkelame has undertaken a study on review of gender discriminative laws for UN Women and she has worked with various civil society organizations (CSOs) at national and international levels in Zanzibar and Tanzania mainland, providing gender consultancy services to organizations such as Oxfam, CARE Tanzania, ActionAid, and more

Her educational background includes an LLM in Business and Trade Law, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, and an LLB. She is fluent in English and Kiswahili, enabling effective communication with diverse stakeholders. Adv. Nkelame's exceptional written and oral communication skills, coupled with her hands-on approach, have consistently contributed to the success of her projects.

Adv. Annmarie Mavenjina Nkelame is a highly sought-after consultant in the field of gender and human rights, known for her extensive experience, comprehensive skill set, and dedication to advancing gender equality and human rights. She is an added value to this Human Rights Institute as an external trainer, researcher and consultant on women and gender issues.