Rutendo Mudzamiri

Director of Development

Known for leadership development, mentoring leaders, fund development, and accelerating women’s dreams as a mentor and a serial social entrepreneur, Dr. Rutendo Mudzamiri – affectionately known as Dr. Ru – has initiated and supported several women-led initiatives in over 23 African countries. She is a sought-after development leader and passionately helps organizations excel through resource mobilization, philanthropy, and partnerships.

In propelling visions forward through fund development, strategic partnerships engagement, and leadership development work, Dr. Ru has worked with corporates, governments, influencers, and foundations globally. While she has worked with several partners to accomplish women empowerment- and community development-related projects, Dr. Ru is a trained leadership practitioner with a doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University in the United States.


Her mantra is, “Leaders are born, Great leaders are developed, and the Greatest are called”.

Dr. Ru has delivered classes at a Duke University Summer School Program and provided coaching and consulting services to local nonprofits and international organizations. She currently also serves as a Visiting Professor at a University in Washington D.C