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Founder and Chief Executive Offic...

Local Address: , , Zimbabwe
Girl Child Network Worldwide
4 West Road
Westcliff-On Sea , Essex SS0 9DA
United Kingdom

Company Description: GCNW is operated by and for girls, who remain central at every level of the organization. The GCNW mandate comes directly from the girls who make up the membership...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • English , Linguistics
    University of Zimbabwe
  • Post Graduate BA Special Honours , Theatre Arts
  • Girl Child Network
  • Oxford
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Renowned charity worker, Betty ...
pamtengo.com, 7 May 2015 [cached]
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Renowned charity worker, Betty Makoni to feature on Pamtengo Radio
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The renown charity worker , Betty Makoni is due to front a show which will be aired on Pamtengo radio from Monday next week. According to Pamtengo Radio , station manager Golden Tshux- the radio is excited to have her on board. etty Makoni is well known in the charity circles. She is the founder of Girl Child Network Worldwide, an organisation at the center of a global commitment to gathering, codifying, training and promoting the experiences and expertise of girl advocates
Makoni is said to have perceived the idea of having the organisation in 1998 while in Zimbabwe after listening to the horrifying experiences of young female students in the country.. Her personal experiences of abuse as a child further fueled her determination.
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Betty Makoni was announced as CNN hero in 2009 and was honoured by Nicole Kidman.
Mardi: Mardi Launch at Westminster
www.mardinet.org, 18 Feb 2015 [cached]
Betty Makoni, Founder and CEO of Girl Child Network Worldwide.
Meet Our Board | Art for AIDS International
www.artforaidsinternational.org, 24 Jan 2015 [cached]
We would also like to recognize Ms. Betty Makoni, Executive Director of Girl Child Network Worldwide, as an Honorary Board Member. While Betty is unable to provide operational support to Art for AIDS International, she generously lends her depth of experience working with vulnerable women and children in Southern Africa and globally, to Art for AIDS International in a non-voting advisory position.
Know Her Better | Muzvare-Her Royal Highness Betty Makoni
muzvarebettymakoni.org, 27 Feb 2015 [cached]
`I have learnt a lot by studying you from afar, and even more from being very close to you...As I always say, at different times I see in You the Royal Highness Muzvare Betty Makoni; sometimes it is Mama Betty the Mother; also I see Miss Makoni the astute Teacher & Trainer; Ms Betty Makoni the Fire Brand Activist; Knowledgeable Social Commentator & Mediator; Ms Hazviperi Betty Makoni the thorough Professional, Administrator & Consultant with an 'Eye for Detail'; and of course 'Little Betty' the Girl; Betty Makoni the Talented Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Creative Theatre Practitioner; as well as Muzvare Betty Makoni the Skillful Leader & Pan-African Yeye Ashiwaju Omoba...All in all You my Dearest are Uniquely You & ONE of a Kind...I LOVE & APPRECIATE You Dearly my Royal Sistah!...The Betty Makoni I know ain't no Play Mater, Ka'Blam!!! xxx`
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`I have learnt a lot by studying you from afar, and even more from being very close to you...As I always say, at different times I see in You the Royal Highness Muzvare Betty Makoni; sometimes it is Mama Betty the Mother; also I see Miss Makoni the astute Teacher & Trainer; Ms Betty Makoni the Fire Brand Activist; Knowledgeable Social Commentator & Mediator; Ms Hazviperi Betty Makoni the thorough Professional, Administrator & Consultant with an 'Eye for Detail'; and of course 'Little Betty' the Girl; Betty Makoni the Talented Writer, Poet, Philosopher, Creative Theatre Practitioner; as well as Muzvare Betty Makoni the Skillful Leader & Pan-African Yeye Ashiwaju Omoba...All in all You my Dearest are Uniquely You & ONE of a Kind...I LOVE & APPRECIATE You Dearly my Royal Sistah!...The Betty Makoni I know ain't no Play Mater, Ka'Blam!!! xxx`
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Betty Makoni is the first woman to serve as Global Ambassador for UN 19 days of Activism for prevention of Child Abuse by Women World Summit an organisation with UN consultative status. The number of women she gives time and mentors is countless.
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Thousands of empowered girls who are now in different professions and leadership positions all over the world are a direct product of Betty `s inspired leadership, mentoring and coaching.
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Betty Makoni in form 3 at St Dominic`s Betty Makoni in form 3 at St Dominic`s
A survivor of rape at age six as well as orphaned at age nine, Muzvare Betty Makoni fought for her education and to date she has fought for girls in similar circumstances all round the world. She has consistently used her voice to remind policy makers and leaders to change policies, attitudes and laws that are detrimental to the growth and development of the girl child. Girls all over the world see Betty Makoni as a role model and hundreds already walk in her footsteps.
Muzvare Betty Makoni is a multi-global award winner, renowned poet, speaker, gender activist, and advocate for girls and women worldwide. She is one of the first African women to be honoured by the United Nations, Women World Summit, Ashoka, Afrikan Goddess Award, Amnesty International and many high profile international organisations for Excellency, Innovation and Creativity in girls empowerment. CNN, the Dalai Lama and World's Children`s Prize singled her out as a hero. Newsweek named Muzvare Betty Makoni amongst 150 women who shake the world. She is the first woman to serve as Global Ambassador for UN 19 days of Activism for prevention of Child Abuse by Women World Summit an organisation with UN consultative status.
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Betty Makoni (BA Gen, BA Special Hons) is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Girl Child Network Worldwide an international charity registered in the UK. Recently she was selected to be in the team of experts for Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative was officially launched on 30 January 2013 by the UK Foreign Office. She joins the team as a Gender Based Violence expert. In her many high profile titles, millions across the world passionately call her CNN Hero as she was the top in 2009 category for Protecting the Powerless and was honoured by Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman. Betty Makoni might be the highest honoured and awarded African woman in the world with 40 local, regional and global awards for innovation, commitment and passion for her work to protect over 300,000 girls in Zimbabwe.
Personal Links Betty Makoni Official Autobiography Betty Makoni Official Website Buy Betty Makoni`s Books Betty Makoni Blogs Daily Join Betty Makoni on Facebook
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Betty Makoni featured in On The UP-Top Africa Social Investors Betty Makoni is featured in this inspirational book that documents Africa`s most inspirational social investors Betty Makoni: Interview of the month Make Every Woman Count had an interview with Betty Makoni and read about her views on African women and girls Girl Child Network Worldwide The work she has done in the voluntary sector is here and please join and support.
Education and Continued Professional Development | Muzvare-Her Royal Highness Betty Makoni
muzvarebettymakoni.org, 27 Feb 2015 [cached]
Betty Makoni at University of Zimbabwe
Education and Continued Professional Development
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Betty Makoni in form 3 at St Dominic`s Betty Makoni in form 3 at St Dominic`s
Muzvare Betty Makoni passed her 3 subjects at A level but could not obtain the 14 points to study law as per her desire and so had to make do with what she was offered. She started a Bachelor of Arts General Degree majoring in English, Linguistics and Shona at the University of Zimbabwe in 1992. Because she excelled in her studies she was offered a place for Post graduate studies and later pursued a Post Graduate BA Special Honours in Theatre Arts in 1994. She majored in Theatre Arts Management and Directing as well as script writing.
University of Zimbabwe 1992-1994-First Degree-Bachelor of Arts General
Betty Makoni at University of Zimbabwe
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Betty Makoni at University of Zimbabwe
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Betty Makoni (BA Gen, BA Special Hons) is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Girl Child Network Worldwide an international charity registered in the UK. Recently she was selected to be in the team of experts for Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative was officially launched on 30 January 2013 by the UK Foreign Office. She joins the team as a Gender Based Violence expert. In her many high profile titles, millions across the world passionately call her CNN Hero as she was the top in 2009 category for Protecting the Powerless and was honoured by Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman. Betty Makoni might be the highest honoured and awarded African woman in the world with 40 local, regional and global awards for innovation, commitment and passion for her work to protect over 300,000 girls in Zimbabwe.
Personal Links Betty Makoni Official Autobiography Betty Makoni Official Website Buy Betty Makoni`s Books Betty Makoni Blogs Daily Join Betty Makoni on Facebook
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Betty Makoni featured in On The UP-Top Africa Social Investors Betty Makoni is featured in this inspirational book that documents Africa`s most inspirational social investors Betty Makoni: Interview of the month Make Every Woman Count had an interview with Betty Makoni and read about her views on African women and girls Girl Child Network Worldwide The work she has done in the voluntary sector is here and please join and support.
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