Carrie Shelver

Training and public awareness manager for People Opposing Women Abuse

Carrie is training and public awareness manager for People Opposing Women Abuse (Powa).

She is a feminist and gender activist who has worked in the violence against women and human rights sector. Carrie was prominent during Powa’s protests outside the court during the Jacob Zuma trial. She has been actively involved in the One in Nine Campaign -which was launched in March this year – to give support and solidarity to survivors of sexual violence. Prior to working in the women’s sector, Carrie worked within the lesbian and gay sector. Her academic background is in adult education, polttics and applied linguistics.

She is committed to the transformation of society, which will result in the realisation of constitutional rights and guarantees.

Lunch Spot: Sai Thai, Johannesburg