Karen Mutasa
Karen Mutasa biography
Known forBeing a businesswoman
Spouse(s)Shingai Mutasa

Karen Mutasa is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Background

Husband

Karen is married to Zimbabwean business mogul Shingai Mutasa.[1]

Businesses

Karen Mutasa is the founder of The Skin Spa Group, which includes Masawara Urban Retreat, Organikks Restaurant and International Skin Spa College of Beauty. She is the director of Cresta hospitality and shareholder of Nuance SSA.[2]

Career

ROAZ

She was one of the founding vice president of the Restaurant Operators’ Association of Zimbabwe (ROAZ). In December 2020, Karen Mutasa was elected ROAZ vice president responsible for restaurants.[3]

SRC

In 2019, she was invited to be part of the new Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) board led by Gerald Mlotshwa.

Mutasa was one of three women on the SRC board which included Gail van Jaarsveldt and Colleen de Jong. Her inclusion on the SRC board was questioned due to her non-existent sports background. In response, Karen Mutasa declared her passion for Zimbabwe sport and reckoned she has a lot to offer in the SRC because of her business acumen as well as experience in the corporate world.[1]

Philanthropy

Karen Mutasa is the founder and Trustee of Solidarity Trust.[4] She is a trustee of Zimpact.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE, Karen Mutasa outlines vision for Zim sport, The Standard, Published: December 13, 2020, Retrieved: August 20, 2021
  2. 2.0 2.1 About SOTZIM, Solidarity Trust Zimbabwe, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: August 20, 2021
  3. Zim restaurateurs form association, The Chronicle, Published: December 30, 2020, Retrieved: August 20, 2021
  4. THE UNITED STATES PROVIDES 20 VENTILATORS TO ZIMBABWE TO RESPOND TO COVID-19, USAID, Published: January 21, 2021, Retrieved: August 20, 2021