Grace Mkwapata joined YONECO in 2016 attached by the University of Malawi, The Polytechnic during her third year of college as a radio Intern. Her internship was extended due to hard work and she was offered employment in 2018 as a radio producer and also a Communication Assistant in the Office of the Executive Director.

Her current post basically involves branding the profile of the organization through its various social media outlets, report events as they are happening live on social media, design and produce the organizations monthly newsletter and working as a duty announcer on radio, recording and producing radio programs.

Grace is a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism obtained at The Polytechnic. she also has a Diploma and Certificate in Journalism obtained at the Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ).

She loves reporting on issues that women are facing in their every day life. Her favourite program is Women and Leadership. She feels women should be given the voice, the platform same opportunities as the opposite sex. Being at YONECO has made Grace realize that she can play a role in making sure that women have more seats in decision making tables.


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