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Lauren Graham Lead Researcher, CSDA, UJ

Lauren is the Director of the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg.

lgraham@uj.ac.za

Ariane De Lannoy  Lead  Researcher,  PII, UCT

Ariane is a Chief Principle Researcher and Associate Professor at the the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. She has been leading the youth research programme of the PII since its inception in 2014.

 ariane.delannoy@uct.ac.za

Najwah Allie-Edries Principal Investigator, The Jobs Fund

Najwah Edries is the Head of the South African National Treasury’s Jobs Fund, which was launched in 2011.  

najwah.edries@treasury.gov.za

Murray Leibbrandt Principal Investigator SALDRU & PII, UCT

Professor Murray Leibbrandt is the Director of the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU), holds a DST-NRF National Research Chair of Poverty and Inequality Research and is a Research Fellow for the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. He has researched and published extensively on South African poverty‚ inequality and labour market dynamics using survey data and‚ in particular‚ panel data.

 murray.leibbrandt@uct.ac.za

Leila Patel Principal Investigator, CSDA, UJ

Professor Leila Patel is the DST-NRF South African Research Chair in Welfare and Social Development, based at the University of Johannesburg. 

lpatel@uj.ac.za

Kim Baldry Researcher, CSDA, UJ

Kim was a Researcher at the Centre for Social Development in Africa and is registered Research Psychologist and Psychometrist. She has a keen interest in monitoring and evaluation research, community development, and youth un/employment.

 kbaldry@uj.ac.za

Amina Ebrahim Researcher and PhD student, SALDRU, UCT

Amina Ebrahim is a doctoral student at SALDRU in the School of Economics at UCT. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Science in 2010 at Rhodes University with Honours in Economics and completed her Masters of Commerce at the University of Cape Town in 2013.

 EBRAMI001@myuct.ac.za

Tumi Makgetla Researcher, PII, UCT

Itumeleng (Tumi) Makgetla is a PhD student in the political science department at Yale University. She has worked in the Economic Development Department in South Africa, Innovations for Successful Societies at Princeton University and the Mail & Guardian newspaper. Makgetla graduated from Harvard University with an undergraduate degree in social studies and from the University of Oxford with an MPhil in Politics.

 itumeleng.makgetla@yale.edu

 Leilanie Williams Researcher, CSDA, UJ

Leilanie is a Researcher at the Centre for Social Development in Africa. She has a keen interest in research in the field of youth development with a special focus on youth aspirations, and reproductive and mental health. She leads a project in the research programme area of child and youth development.

leilaniew@uj.ac.za