Marlene Mhangami
Petina Gappah
Notable work
  • Co-Founder of Zimbopy
  • Being first African woman on Python Software Foundation Board of Directors

Marlene Mhangami is the co-founder and director of Purple Lipstick a Zimbabwean non-profit organization that empowers young women to reach their full potential. She is also the founder of ZimboPy an after school coding program for girls in under served communities in Zimbabwe. In June 2017 she was voted to the board of directors of Python Software Foundation, becoming the first African woman on the board.