Our Associates

Nina Benjamin

South Africa

Nina is the Gender Program Manager at the Labour Research Service (LRS), South Africa, where she is responsible for program fundraising, research, design, implementation and evaluation of gender programs with organised labour and women in the world of work. She has also worked as the Strategy Centre Coordinator for Khanya College (1998 – 2006), where she managed programmes that supported community-based organisations with advocating for and accessing socio-economic rights. She has been a researcher at the Education Policy Unit and the Academic Development Centre at the University of the Western Cape, an adult education facilitator at the University of Cape Town, a high school teacher and a community theatre facilitator. She joined Gender at Work as an Associate in 2008. Nina has post-graduate qualifications in education and in community theatre. She also has published extensively on women’s empowerment and gender equality in the world of work.