Fellows

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Mekonnen Firew Ayano

Harvard University Center for African Studies Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctor of Juridical Science, Harvard Law School

 

Mekonnen Firew Ayano completed a doctoral degree at Harvard Law School, in February 2016. Mekonnen holds an LL.M. degree from the American Read more about Mekonnen Firew Ayano

Post Doctoral Fellow

Grieve Chelwa

Harvard University Center for African Studies Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD in Economics, University of Cape Town

 

Grieve Chelwa recently completed his PhD in economics at the University of Cape Town, where he focused on the economics of tobacco control in South Read more about Grieve Chelwa

James Donald

James Donald

Mid-Career Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program Fellow

 

James is a non-profit manager with expertise in programs for urban youth and a commitment to unleash their potential across Africa. He holds a Read more about James Donald

Alex

Alexandra Fitzgerald

Master of Laws At Harvard Law School
Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program Fellow

 

Alexandra (Alex) is a qualified attorney of the High Court of South Africa who holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors and a Bachelor of Laws from the Read more about Alexandra Fitzgerald

Fatima Jakoet

Fatima Jakoet

Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School
Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program Fellow

 

Fatima Jakoet is currently an airline pilot at South African Airways (SAA). She started her career at SAA on the Boeing 747-400 in 2005 and a year Read more about Fatima Jakoet

Mbali Khumalo

Mbali Khumalo

General Management Program at Harvard Business School
Harvard South Africa Fellowship Program Fellow

 

Mbali Khumalo currently works for Liberty Health Holdings, a subsidiary and wholly owned company of Liberty Holding Limited. As a divisional Read more about Mbali Khumalo