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Brigalia Bam

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Brigalia Bam

Brigalia Ntombemhlophe Bam

Chancellor of Walter Sisulu University


Born 02-01-1933 in Tsolo South Africa

Brigalia Bam is the Chancellor of Walter Sisulu University. She is a former Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission.



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Previous Position(s)







Secretary, Co-Ordinator | Women's Workers Programme (African Region) | International Food and Allied Workers Association
Geneva | 1983 - 1985

Social Development and Community Services


Co-Ordinator | International Training Institute | Young Women's Christian Association
1980 - 1982

Social Development and Community Services



Director Programme | World Council of Churches
Switzerland | 1973 - 1979

Social Development and Community Services














Educational history

Secondary

Shawbury Methodist Institute

Tertiary

Lovedale Teachers College

Diploma in Teaching

University of Fort Hare

Honorary Doctor of Arts

College of Webster

Diploma in Management

University of Victoria, Toronto

Honorary Doctor of Sacred Letters

University of Durban-Westville

Awarded in 1997

Honorary DTh

University of Chicago, United States of America

Diploma in Communications

Social Science Division

University of Transkei

Awarded in 1999

Honorary Doctor of Laws

Achievements

Awards

Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award | 2011

The Order of the Baobab in Silver | The Presidency

Chancellors Medal | University of Pretoria

Grand Counsellor of the Boabab for Distinguished Service | President Thabo Mbeki

Scholarship | Women's Development Foundation

Order of Simon of Cyrene | Church of the Province of SA

Honorary LLD | Unitra

Women Achievers' Prestige Award | Rapport Publishers

Women of Faith - Women Witness Award | Ecumenical Church Worldwide

Honorary DArts | University of Fort Hare

Honorary DSacred Letters | University of Victoria

Honorary DTh | University of Durban Westville

Activities

Memberships

Walter Sisulu University

Chancellor

AU Panel of the Wise

Member

ISIS

Associate Member

community

Zakheni Music Trust

Board Member

International Women's Forum

Board Member

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