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Lerato Zikalala
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Lerato Zikalala

Joined LvA’s Board in 2018. She hold an LLB degree from Rhodes University. She also holds an LLM degree from the University of Notre Dame. She served articles with Attorneys Bowmans before joining the Constitutional Court as a researcher to Justice Johan Froneman.

Vasintha Pather
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Vasintha Pather

Joined LvA’s Board in 2017. Vasintha is an organisational change and development and leadership development specialist. Much of her work involves working with leaders and teams to strengthen cultures of diversity & inclusion, collaboration and effectiveness.

Robin Pearse
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Robin Pearse

Joined LvA’s Board in 2016. Robin is a member of Advocates Group 621, where he conducts a private and public law practice, advising and litigating in fields which include general commercial, competition, administrative and constitutional law.

Nataly Woollett
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Nataly Woollett

Is a founding member of LvA. She is a South African therapist and researcher, trained and registered in the fields of psychology, play therapy and art therapy. Her clinical expertise is in trauma and traumatic bereavement.

Bonita Meyersfeld
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Bonita Meyersfeld

Is LvA's founder and Board Chairperson. Bonita is an Associate Professor at the Wits School of Law, where she teaches international law.

Sheetal Vallabh
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Sheetal Vallabh

Is a founding member of LvA and serves as the Board Vice-Chairperson. She is a clinical psychologist, as well as a family and divorce mediator.

Mpumelelo Mlilo
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Mpumelelo Mlilo

Joined LvA’s board in 2018 and brings over 15 years’ experience in finance and operations management. He has working experience with donors in Gender, HIV and TB Programmes.

Claire Veitch
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Claire Veitch

Is a founding board member of LvA. Claire has worked in the marketing and advertising industries for the past 19 years. She has worked at Ogilvy Johannesburg, Tiger Brands, SABMiller and is currently a freelance marketing and business strategy consultant.