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Alumni Engagement


Nesta, BA African History 1976

Nesta Harendi

Nesta graduated from SOAS with a BA Honours degree in African History (1973-6) and holds a Masters degree in Education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA. She has leadership experience in humanitarian and development programmes in fragile and post-conflict states, mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Nesta is also an experienced Chairperson and Committee Member on boards in not for profit organisations based in the UK and Sub-Saharan Africa; with interests in education, international development, animal welfare and ageing. As a member of Rotary International since 2002, her ambition is to continue to work to promote a sustainable change in the lives of vulnerable populations.