“Everjoice (EJ) Win has been active in feminist and social justice movements in her country, Zimbabwe, the African continent and globally for over 30 years. She started her development career with the Women’s Action Group and from there, moved on to the Pan-African Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF). There, EJ worked collectively with other feminists, transforming and shaping the women’s human rights landscape across some 24+ African countries.
Everjoice was part of the first Women’s Leadership Institute held at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University and served as Action. She was also Oxfam-Canada’s Associate Country Director in Zimbabwe. Between 2014 and 2020, EJ served as ActionAid International’s Director for Programs and Global Engagement. In this role, she led and oversaw the organization’s programs, advocacy, and campaigns, and supported the whole AAI Federation in its programs with local movements, partners, and particularly with women’s rights and young people’s organisations.
Everjoice graduated from the University of Zimbabwe, where she studied Economic History. In 2020 Everjoice was appointed Professor of Practice-Women’s Rights by the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London.
EJ contributes as an advisor to feminist organizations and movements, including the African Feminist Forum and Just Associates. A writer, blogger, and active social media influencer, EJ contributes to various print and online publications.”