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'''Rutendo Chigudu''' who is an award-winning literary artist and a staunch feminist who advocates for the plight of women on the basis that human beings are entitled to human rights regardless of sex, gender, age and ethnicity.  
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'''Rutendo Chigudu''' is an award-winning literary artist and a staunch feminist who advocates the plight of women on the basis that human beings are entitled to human rights regardless of sex, gender, age and ethnicity. She is also an actress.
  
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
Chigudu was born Rutendo Tapiwa Chugudu. She went to [[Dadaya High Schoo]] and in 2004, she was at the [[University of Zimbabwe]] (UZ).<ref name="INN"> [https://zw.linkedin.com/pub/rutendo-tapiwa-chigudu/23/218/245 Rutendo Tapiwa Chigudu], "Linked In", published:,retrieved:2 February 2015"</ref>In 2007, she graduated at UZ with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Theatre Arts.<ref name="INN"/> From then onwards, Rutendo has been a force to reckon with advancing the plight of women in arts. In 2010, she was also part of Rooftop Promotions ensemble which participated at the All Africa Dance Festival for Peace which was held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2010.<ref name="abc"> author, [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2010/12/07/2010-12-07-rooftop-makes-a-mark-in-kenya/ Rooftop makes a mark in Kenya], "NewsDay", published:7 Dec 2010,retrieved:2 February 2015"</ref>  
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Born Rutendo Tapiwa Chugudu on 24 August 1984. She attained her A' Levels at [[Dadaya High Schoo]] and in 2004, commenced doing a Bachelor of Arts, Honors in Theater Arts at the [[University of Zimbabwe]] (UZ). She would go on to graduate in 2007<ref name="INN"> [https://zw.linkedin.com/pub/rutendo-tapiwa-chigudu/23/218/245 Rutendo Tapiwa Chigudu], "LinkedIn", Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: 2 February 2015"</ref> She would later go on to advance the plight of women in arts. In 2010, she was a part of [[Rooftop Promotions]] ensemble which participated at the All Africa Dance Festival for Peace which was held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2010.<ref name="abc"> author, [https://www.newsday.co.zw/2010/12/07/2010-12-07-rooftop-makes-a-mark-in-kenya/ Rooftop makes a mark in Kenya], "NewsDay", Published: 7 Dec 2010, Retrieved: 2 February 2015"</ref>  
  
 
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* [[Yvonne Vera]]
 
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Rutendo has written so many articles tackling the bias of the society towards men at the expense of their female counterparts. One amongst her numerous articles is entitled The Arrogance of the Penis in which critics the attitude of men towards women and even plants and animals.<ref name="ARR">  [http://nehandaradio.com/2012/03/24/the-arrogance-of-the-penis-tendo-shares/ The arrogance of the penis: Tendo Shares], "Nehanda Radio", published:24 Mar 2012,retrieved:2 February 2015"</ref>  
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Rutendo has written a number of articles tackling the bias of the society towards men at the expense of their female counterparts. One amongst her numerous articles is entitled ''The Arrogance of the Penis'' in which she critics the attitude of men towards women and even plants and animals.<ref name="ARR">  [http://nehandaradio.com/2012/03/24/the-arrogance-of-the-penis-tendo-shares/ The arrogance of the penis: Tendo Shares], "Nehanda Radio", published:24 Mar 2012,retrieved:2 February 2015"</ref>  
  
 
==Work Experience==
 
==Work Experience==
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# Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator - March 2012 - December 2012, [[Her Zimbabwe]].
 
# Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator - March 2012 - December 2012, [[Her Zimbabwe]].
 
# Disc Jockey (DJ), 2012, at [[Star FM]]
 
# Disc Jockey (DJ), 2012, at [[Star FM]]
# Supervisor, 2013, [[Patsime Trust]].
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# Supervisor, 2013, [[Pastime Trust]].
 
# General Resocurce Person, April 2013, [[Harare International Festival of the Arts]] (HIFA)
 
# General Resocurce Person, April 2013, [[Harare International Festival of the Arts]] (HIFA)
# Business Development Officer, October 2013- March 2014, Maendelo Media
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# Business Development Officer, October 2013- March 2014, [[Maendelo Media]]
 
# She is also a member of FemineAllegiance.
 
# She is also a member of FemineAllegiance.
# She is currently working as a researcher at Loose Canon and Friends.<ref name="INN"/>
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# She is currently working as a researcher at [[Loose Canon and Friends]]<ref name="INN"/>
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==Rujeko==
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==Videos==
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{{#ev:youtube|http://youtu.be/ig1TPyYZelU|400||Come let us discuss: intro to Loose Cannon & Friends|frame|}}<br>
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COZXJpNvQew|400||[[Mai Chisamba]] and her advice: hmmm|frame|}}<br>
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbfJ12nRqhI|400||Loose Cannon & Friends ep1|frame|}}<br>
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT-S0HWJ4ow|400||The Brave Republic S1 Ep 2|frame|}}<br>
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
Whilst she was still at UZ, she was awarded the UZ Book Prize for being the best student in the Theatre Arts Department in August 2006.<ref name="INN"/>
 
Whilst she was still at UZ, she was awarded the UZ Book Prize for being the best student in the Theatre Arts Department in August 2006.<ref name="INN"/>
 
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Revision as of 10:22, 2 February 2015

Feminist, Actress
Rutendo Chigudu
Rutendo Tapiwa Chigudu, Feminist, Actress
BornRutendo Tapiwa Chigudu
(1984-08-24)August 24, 1984
Rusape
NationalityZimbabwe
EducationDadaya High School, University of Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Feminist
  • Actress.
Years active2007 to present
EmployerLoose Canon and Friends
Known forAdvocating the plight of women
AwardsUniversity Book Prize - Univesity of Zimbabwe

Rutendo Chigudu is an award-winning literary artist and a staunch feminist who advocates the plight of women on the basis that human beings are entitled to human rights regardless of sex, gender, age and ethnicity. She is also an actress.

Background

Born Rutendo Tapiwa Chugudu on 24 August 1984. She attained her A' Levels at Dadaya High Schoo and in 2004, commenced doing a Bachelor of Arts, Honors in Theater Arts at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). She would go on to graduate in 2007[1] She would later go on to advance the plight of women in arts. In 2010, she was a part of Rooftop Promotions ensemble which participated at the All Africa Dance Festival for Peace which was held in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2010.[2]

Similar Articles You Might Want to See

Rutendo has written a number of articles tackling the bias of the society towards men at the expense of their female counterparts. One amongst her numerous articles is entitled The Arrogance of the Penis in which she critics the attitude of men towards women and even plants and animals.[3]

Work Experience

  1. Artist Liason Officer - November 2007 to December 2010, SADC Artists AIDS Festival.
  2. Transactions Clerk - September 2008 - February 2009, at ZB Bank.
  3. Poet - 2010-2011, Zimbabwe Poets for Human Rights.
  4. Actress - November 2010 - May 2012, Almasy and Reps Theatre.
  5. Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator - March 2012 - December 2012, Her Zimbabwe.
  6. Disc Jockey (DJ), 2012, at Star FM
  7. Supervisor, 2013, Pastime Trust.
  8. General Resocurce Person, April 2013, Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA)
  9. Business Development Officer, October 2013- March 2014, Maendelo Media
  10. She is also a member of FemineAllegiance.
  11. She is currently working as a researcher at Loose Canon and Friends[1]

Rujeko

Videos

Come let us discuss: intro to Loose Cannon & Friends


Mai Chisamba and her advice: hmmm


Loose Cannon & Friends ep1


The Brave Republic S1 Ep 2



Trivia

Whilst she was still at UZ, she was awarded the UZ Book Prize for being the best student in the Theatre Arts Department in August 2006.[1]

Latest Articles Created on Pindula


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rutendo Tapiwa Chigudu, "LinkedIn", Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: 2 February 2015"
  2. author, Rooftop makes a mark in Kenya, "NewsDay", Published: 7 Dec 2010, Retrieved: 2 February 2015"
  3. The arrogance of the penis: Tendo Shares, "Nehanda Radio", published:24 Mar 2012,retrieved:2 February 2015"