Nompumelelo (Mungi) Ngomane

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Nompumelelo (Mungi) Ngomane is currently attending the School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C. in pursuit of her of her BA in International Studies, with a focus on Peace, Global Security and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East.

She served a term as the alumnae relations chair of the Chi Omega women’s fraternity from January 2013 to January 2014 and is a member of the Tau Sigma Honor Society. In the fall of 2013, she completed an internship in the office of her Congressman, Jim Cooper. Mungi spent the summer of 2013 interning for the Girls and Women team at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), where she helped with commitments and later volunteered at the CGI Annual Meeting in September. She has interned at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Washington, D.C. where she focused on how to make the mission and message of NDI more accessible to high school and college students. She also spent some time at the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa aiding them with their outreach to the youth.

Her professional and personal interests are the advancement of women and girls around the world but specifically the Middle East and conflict resolution in the region as well. She hopes to continue her studies in the peace and conflict resolution field after her undergraduate career.