H.E. Madam Isaura Gonçalo Ferrão Nyusi


First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique

H.E. Madam Isaura Gonçalo Ferrão Nyusi has a Bachelor degree in HumanResource Management and BA in Social Communication. Professionally, IsauraFerrão Gonçalo Nyusi’s first job was in education and later worked for MozambiqueRailways Company. She later worked for the National Institute for DisasterManagement, in Maputo province. As a professional she attended several capacitybuilding courses with particular emphasis to training in Accountancy and HumanResource Management.
H.E. Madam Nyusi’s vision is of a society of peace, harmony and social justice. Asociety that has the person at the core of every action and that values the creativepotential and the participation of each Mozambican towards development. Inpursuing her mission and vision, H.E. Madam Nyusi recently became the Patron ofthe Model Maternity and Wards Certification in Mozambique, a Ministry of Healthinitiative. In February 2016, she was proclaimed the President of the Organizaçãoda Mulher Moçambicana (OMM). In the exercise of this function, her prioritiesare centered on actions which aim (i) to fight poverty; (ii) to promote economicgrowth and development of underprivileged people; and (iii) the empowermentof women by encouraging their active participation in the political, economic,social and cultural area