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Area of Study: Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration

    Mr. Mmeli Dube is a human rights activist with over eight years of experience in organizing rural and urban communities, advocacy and training, project management, public policy analysis, civic education, research and leading nonprofit organizations. Over the course of his career he has led and participated in initiatives that have been instrumental to the increase in youth participation in public life in Zimbabwe, particularly in the areas of local governance elections, constitution making process and campaigns for enhancing accountability among public leaders. Between 2007 and 2013, he contributed to a successful campaign for constitutional reform and inclusion of a provision for devolved governance in Zimbabwe. Mr. Dube has helped lead the formation and strengthening of different nonprofit associations that have amplified the voices of citizens in demanding quality social services and accountability and inclusion in decision making. He is currently a consultant with the Public Policy Research Institute of Zimbabwe.  Mr. Dube holds a Master of Science in development studies from National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. Upon completing his Fellowship, he intends to continue his human rights advocacy work in Zimbabwe.