Programme Co-ordinator: Kresge-Inyathelo Advancement Initiative
Khairoonisa Foflonker joined Inyathelo towards the end of 2013 as the Program Coordinator of the Kresge-Inyathelo Advancement Initiative (KIAI), Leader Universities Initiative (LU), and the Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE). Khairoonisa is deeply committed to inclusive education, Advancement, social justice, and transformation. She holds an MPhil in Diversity Studies (Sociology) from the University of Cape Town, and conducted her masters’ fieldwork in Germany. She has worked primarily in higher education institutions such as the University of Cape Town and the School of International Training as a Sociology lecturer, coordinator of research projects, as well as a facilitator/trainer of intercultural communication and leadership workshops. She has also worked as a Diversity and Inclusion Practitioner on an ad hoc basis and utilizes the Thinking Environment methodology in her interactions with workshop participants, mentees, and trainees.