Co-founder, Africa Women Filmmakers Trust
Dr. Chido Matewa, is one of the founders of Africa Women Filmmakers Trust’ who’s mission is to advance gender equality and justice through the medium of information and communication technologies. Its vision is to see a world in which the media is not perceived as a tool to disenfranchise any group or individual in society but allows and fosters participation at all levels by everyone. Central to AWFT’s programming framework is the goal of achieving empowerment of girls, women and disadvantaged communities (including men). AWFT believes that participatory media is effective in educating, creating awareness, movement building, cultural expression and in bringing about social change.