|Lynette Karenyi - Kore|
|Born||May 21, 1975|
|Years active||1999 to Current|
|Known for||MDC Vice President since May 2019|
|Political party||Movement for Democratic Change|
|Website||Lynette Karenyi on Twitter|
Lynette Karenyi - Kore is a politician and currently one of the 3 Vice residents in the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). She was elected to the position at the party's Congress on 25 May 2019.
Background & Education
Karenyi went to St Patrick's Mission School for secondary school education. She is married and soon after completing her high school she studied for a secretarial course. She also did courses in good governance and information, communication and technology (ICT). She holds a Bachelor of Law (BL), Bachelor of Laws (BLL) and a Master of Philosophy degrees all from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ).
At the formation of the MDC in 1999 Karenyi became ward 16 Secretary in Mutare before she was elevated to become the district secretary for Mutare North in 2000.
In 2003, Karenyi became the first elected MDC Councillor for ward 16 and joined Mutare city council. In 2006 she became the provincial secretary for Manicaland province and later in 2007 the national Organising secretary for the Assembly of Women.
In the June 2008 elections, she was elected Member of Parliament for Chimanimani West in 2008.
In 2014 she was elected to become the National Chairperson of the MDC-T Women’s Assembly, a position she held until she became Vice President in may 2019.