Katongo Chileshe

Katongo is an MPhil candidate in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation on the Rhodes Scholarship. She graduated from the University of Zambia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Gender Studies; and was later appointed as a Staff Development Fellow within the Department of Gender Studies of her university. Prior to this, Katongo interned as a Program Assistant for Gender and Human Rights at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region- Levy Mwanawasa Regional Centre and volunteered in several other gender advocacy roles. These experiences awaked her interest in generation and use of evidence for gender equality interventions.