Pinkie Mekgwe

Senior Regional Adviser


Pinkie Mekgwe joined International IDEA's Africa and West Asia regional office as the Senior Regional Adviser in 2018.

Mekgwe was Executive Director of Internationalism at the University of Johannesburg for the past six years. She also previously served as Deputy Director at the Office of International Education and Partnerships of the University of Botswana and as Programme Officer for the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).



Master Degree in Critical Theory; Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sussex in United Kingdom)
Contact Information: 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia