Ayesha Fakie

Programme Head, Sustained Dialogues at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Ayesha Fakie joined the IJR team as programme head in for Sustained Dialogues. She has developed her skills in leadership, programme management, M&E, strategy, fundraising and stakeholder management over her 16-year career in higher education, both public and private. She holds a MCom in Organisational Psychology (UCT) and has published and continues to co-author academic papers on systemic education issues in South Africa. She is passionate about examining the sometimes unconscious privileges we bring as a way to build bridges and deepen understanding of lived experiences across societal intersections.