Organising Committee

Phyllis is a suitably qualified and experienced candidate; with extensive experience within Event Management, Marketing and Administration. Having a passion for Youth and Female Development and the idea of making a significant difference in whichever project she tackles, all positions entailed dealing with high profile corporate and government clientele, international funders, sponsors and NGOs.  

Phyllis Jordan

Jimmy Wilford is the Conference Convener of the Southern African Regional Students and Youth Conference.He is passionate about young people and development. He believes in affording opportunities to young people, especially those from marginalized communities. Over the years he has amassed wide experience in youth and students in tertiary institutions programming, working with the Students and Youth Working on reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT). For more about SAYWHAT,

Jimmy Wilford

A passionate young lady who is fully committed and dedicated to work with young people especially on matters related to their sexual and reproductive health rights. She is part of the young people showing leadership and has proven experience in organising conferences of a similar nature

Spiwe Dongo

Head: UJ Institutional Office for HIV & AIDS (IOHA) Rainny Nkhatho is a professionally qualified nurse with over 8 years’ health care experience. An avid academic with a diploma in General Nursing Science; Community Health; Midwifery and Psychiatry from Western Transvaal Nursing College. She further obtainined an Advanced Diploma in Nursing & Management Education. Rainny Nkhatho is currently HEAD of the Institutional Office for HIV & AIDS at the University of Johannesburg as of 2014.

Rainny Nkhatho

  Grace Mashingaidze is a young woman who has a passion for youth advocacy and development. She believes that young people, particularly young women, are important to the socioeconomic development of countries in the Southern African region and their sexual and reproductive health rights must therefore be recognised. She is a Journalism and Media studies student who conducts regional campaigns under SARSYC.

Grace Mashingaidze

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Conference Date

13 July - 15 July 2017
University of Johannesburg- Institutional Office for HIV and AIDS (IOHA)


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