Sally Nyakanyanga is an independent journalist based in Zimbabwe whose work has focused on gender equality, human rights, development/humanitarian stories and bilateral trade between Malawi, Botswana and Zimbabwe. She has written for Irin News, Africa Renewal, Scidev.net, ChinAfrica magazine and the Mail and Guardian Voice of Africa online publication. Sally Nyakanyanga is an accomplished media trainer - has taught Feature writing, International Relations and Public Relations at a local journalism school in Zimbabwe. During her stint at the journalism school she engineered the formation of a Gender Forum targeted at female journalism student at the institution in order to equip them to become leaders in the media fraternity. Sally has a degree in Media and Society Studies, Diploma in Journalism and Communications and completing her Masters in Development Studies. in 2014 she was nominated for the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZIMRIGHTS) community human rights defenders awards on the Gender and Disability categories. She is a volunteer leadership trainer for the Sally’s Women’s Institute, a women’s organisation that aspire to inspire women to lead in their areas of interest.