Zanda Desir – Women Deliver

Zanda Desir

  • Age: 28


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Zanda Desir is passionate about engaging young men on gender issues.

Zanda was born and raised in Saint Lucia. She studied Food Chemistry at the University of the West Indies Mona. As a Regional Coordinator at the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network, she is responsible for managing the membership of peacebuilders within the Caribbean and fostering partnerships with similar organizations. Through her work, she coordinated the Caribbean Mindfulness Tour in partnership with Peace Revolution. As an advocate, Zanda started a leg of the #NotAskingForIt campaign at her university.

Zanda was inspired to become an advocate by Melinda Gates because of her stance on family planning and how it contributes to a woman’s wellbeing.

In her free time, Zanda enjoys experimenting with new cooking methods.

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • French Creole

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