Zanele Khumalo, MA, is a consultant to Gender Reconciliation International in Cape Town, South Africa. She was one of four facilitators who led the first Gender Reconciliation workshop for students at Stellenbosch University—the inaugural program of a partnership between Gender Reconciliation International and the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. The goal of this partnership is to apply principles of truth and reconciliation to heal and transform gender relations between men and women in South Africa, and beyond.
Zanele is a trained facilitator with experience in diversity management, intercultural communication, and alternatives to violence. She holds a postgraduate degree in diversity studies from the University of Cape Town, and an undergraduate degree in psychology and social anthropology. Zanele is on professional staff of the Center for Conflict Resolution, and earlier spent six years as a social science researcher and trainer of young adult mentors of children at risk.