Justina Mutale, the Founder and CEO of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership has won the highly coveted International Public Administration Award in the prestigious 2016 Public Service Excellence Awards.
The awards ceremony was held last night in Lusaka, Zambia. It was hosted by the Zambia Society of Public Administration (ZSPA) and officiated by the Vice-President of the Republic of Zambia and the Secretary to the Cabinet.
“I am overwhelmed with delight and gratitude to receive this prestigious and much coveted Award from my home country, Zambia. I have received many Awards in different parts of the world, but one gets a totally different feeling when one has been recognised by one’s own country,” Ms Mutale said.
“This Award is a clear sign that although we may be away from home, the efforts of the Diaspora are appreciated in our home countries. I believe this Award is an acknowledgement of my contributions, as well as that of my fellow Zambians and other Africans living in the Diaspora,” she added.
Ms Mutale is also the Founder and CEO of POSITIVE RUNWAY: Global Catwalk to Stop the Spread of HIV/AIDS.