Welcome to our new Board Member, Michele Parkin

APU Malawi Education Foundation would like to welcome Michele Parkin to our Board of Directors, joining us in early 2018.

Michele has served as a senior leader in post-secondary education for 14 years, and is presently the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Relations and Academic Administration at University of Victoria. She is trained as a lawyer and has a Masters degree in Business Administration. She has served on many non-profit boards as director, and has provided governance and strategic planning support to others. In 2016 Michele volunteered as a consultant to the tea industry in Malawi and saw first hand the need to educate its women and provide them with meaningful employment, as a means to ensuring the wellbeing of the country’s families and its economy. Michele has been a proud Rotarian since 2009, and has worked to support education related initiatives in several developing countries.

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