L. Leigh-Ann van der Merwe
L. Leigh-Ann van der Merwe is a self-identified South African coloured transgender woman. She is the founder and director of Social, Health and Empowerment Feminist Collective, an organisation working to bring the political voice of transgender women into research, praxis, and advocacy.
Caroline Bunga Idembe
Caroline Bunga Idembe is a lawyer by profession and a human rights activist with 27 years of experience and a wide range of experience in peacebuilding and conflict resolution, women rights, governance, social protection, networking, and partnership development, disability programming, training, gender, legal, human rights, economic empowerment, project planning, and management.