Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

South African Politician

Born 1936-9-26 in Bizana, South Africa

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is a South African Politician. She is also a social worker by profession. She has previously served as leader of the African National Congress Women's League and is a member of the ANC's National Executive Committee. Madikizela-Mandela is the former wife of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela. They divorced in March 1996.


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CURRENT POSITIONS

South African Politician | Republic of South Africa

1957 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Member | National Executive Committee | African National Congress

1957 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Member of Parliament | African National Congress | National Assembly

1994 - 2003

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Deputy Minister | Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology | Government of South Africa

1994 - 1995

President | ANC Women's League

1993 - 2003

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Head | Social Welfare Department | African National Congress

1990 - 1992

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Social Worker | Johannesburg Child Welfare Society

1958 - 1962

Social Development and Community Services

Medical Social Worker | Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital

1958 - 1988

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Shawbury High School

TERTIARY EDUCATION

Jan H. Hofmeyr School of Social Work

Johannesburg, South Africa | Awarded in 1955

Diploma in Social Work

University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg South, South Africa

Bachelor of Arts - International Relations

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