Eliza Johannes

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Eliza Johannes, from South Africa, is a doctoral student in Educational Policy Studies. Her research is on Education for Social Transformation among Nomadic Pastoralist Indigenous Women in Great Lakes Region, Africa. She hopes to confront ambiguities and contradictions that have not explained the uniqueness of nomadic pastoralists and the obstacles inhibiting their access to educational opportunities. Ms. Johannes was a secondary school instructor in Tanzania and also taught African Studies courses in geography, culture and politics at the Evergreen State College, Juvenile Correction Center. She has presented papers at conferences and received a scholarship for outstanding academic achievement.