Mandisa Khanyile , Director

Mandisa Khanyile is a Gender Activist from South Africa, KwaZulu Natal. She is currently The Fundraising Director of Rise Up Against Gender Based Violence. She was the head of the Stakeholder Engagement team for the National Steering Committee  of The Total Shutdown Movement Against Gender Based Violence.

#TheTotalShutdown also referred to as TTS is a movement born of protest to force action on the government, business and civil society to end the scourge of GBV in South Africa.

Mandisa is also the Co-founder of an afrocentric social media platform which is a gender neutral safe space for people of color online. She is a black radical feminist and social commentator, social media entrepreneur and development worker who believes change is going to happen in our lifetime we must just define our role in it.