Director, UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa
Ms. Anne Githuku-Shongwe joins UNAIDS as the Director, Regional Support Team, East and South Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She brings to her role over 30 years of experience as a senior international development professional with the United Nations, as the CEO of a social enterprise, in management consulting and with NGOs on policy and influence. Prior to joining UNAIDS, she was Representative for UN Women's South Africa Multi-Country Office. Before returning to the UN, Anne spent 8 years as an award-winning social entrepreneur and founder of AROES. Anne and AFROES received multiple awards. Ms. Anne Githuku-Shongwe is an Author contributor in several books including the 2021 The Write to Speak: A collection of stories by African Women Leaders, Kenya@50 and Turning a Crisis into an Opportunity: The HIV Response in Lesotho, 2004 .