Andy Kawa is an entrepreneur, director of companies and human rights activist. Over the past 10 years she has focused her energies on advocacy against gender based violence. She is an active member of the Africa Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is a keen gardener, golfer, traveller and lover of animals. She has served on several Boards as chairman or non-executive director. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business; MA from Columbia University and a BSc from Walter Sisulu University. She lives in Johannesburg with her two dogs, George and Sasha.