SECRETARIAT

The YWCA HQ Secretariat manages and implements the day-to-day activities of YWCA-HQ. Additionally, secretariat members coordinate national programsand services, as well as working with the Board of Trustees to set strategic direction for the Association.

National General Secretary/ Executive Director: Dr. Grace Soko
Dr. Soko holds BA Sociology, MA Sociology and PhD in Social Anthropology. She is the National General Secretary and Executive Director of the YWCA of Tanzania. Dr. Soko has been working and actively volunteered with the organization in various capacities for many years since early 1990’s.

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Human Resources & Operations Manager: Ms. Beatrice Mtobesya
Ms. BeatriceMtobesya has a BA in Management & Social Development and MSC in Human Resource Management. She held various positions in the Human Resources field for Kibaha Municipal Council. The HROM deals with all administrative issues, as well as the operations of all YWCA’s income generating activities.

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National Programs Implementaions Manager: Ms. Lilian Kapinga
Ms. Lilian Kapinga holds a B.Sc in Environmental Science & Management and MA in Development Studies. Prior to joining YWCA, she worked as an assistant Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salam and a Freelance Village Community Bank (VICOBA) facilitator. She over sees all related donor funded programs, introducing new programs as well as expanding the existing programs.

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Fundraising and Branches Manager: Ms. Neema Landey
Ms. Neema holds a Bsc with Education from the University of Dar es salaam and Msc. Rural development and HIV/AIDS from Van hall Larenstein, university of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Previously Neema worked with YWCA as the Program coordinator for Sexual reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Program.   
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