Pellagia Gambiza is the Executive Director of Shine on Sierra Leone. A Zimbabwean-born global citizen, she has over 15 years of global development experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning from Sierra Leone to Zambia. She has held increasing roles of responsibility managing multi-country offices and high-impact interdisciplinary teams in the areas of health, education, microfinance, microenterprise development and agribusiness.
Pellagia is a relationship builder and thrives off making connections in the private-public partnership space. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Calvin College, MI and a Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.