Vice President of Malawi

Vice President of Malawi

Hon. Joyce Banda

2.22.2011

Hon. Joyce Banda

Joyce Banda has served as vice president of Malawi since May 2009. The country's first female vice president, she previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Gender, Children's Affairs and Community Services. Before entering politics, Vice President Banda was a grassroots gender rights activist. She founded the Joyce Banda Foundation, the National Association of Business Women, the Young Women Leaders Network and the Hunger Project.

Joyce Banda has served as vice president of Malawi since May 2009. The country's first female vice president, she previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Gender, Children's Affairs and Community Services. Before entering politics, Vice President Banda was a grassroots gender rights activist. She founded the Joyce Banda Foundation, the National Association of Business Women, the Young Women Leaders Network and the Hunger Project.