Ms Mamela Nandipa Siwendu
Ms Mamela Siwendu is a Research Assistant in the Inclusive Economic Development (IED) research division at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). She holds an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology and Organisational Psychology from the University of Cape Town. Additional to this qualification, she also completed a postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management from the University of Cape Town, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Public Health from the University of the Western Cape.
Prior to joining IED, Mamela worked in the fields of health research, NGOs and renewable energy.