Former South African Public Protector
Thulisile "Thuli" Madonsela is a Professor of law, holding a chair in social justice at Stellenbosch University since January 2018. She served as the Public Protector of South Africa from 2009 to 2016 and for this role she received international praise for her efficiency and professionalism, including recognition by the Daily Maverick, Time, Glamour, ANN7, Transparency International, and the BBC. She is an advocate for Gender equality and the advancement of women and has authored and co authored several publications including books, chapter, journals and handbooks on gender management and gender mainstreaming. In 2012, she was honoured with South Africa’s most Influential Women Award. Madonsela was also one of the drafters of South Africa’s current constitution in 1994.