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Juliet Mureriwa

South Africa

Senior Program Officer, Office of the President, South Africa

Juliet Mureriwa is a senior program officer in the Office of the President, responsible for grantmaking from the president’s reserves fund. She is a human rights activist and an advocate of the High Court of South Africa.

Juliet has vast knowledge in public international law and more than a decade’s worth of experience working for international philanthropic organizations and managing programs advocating for and advancing the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and social justice. Prior to joining the Ford Foundation in 2015, she was a grantmaker at the Open Society Foundations, Freedom House, and other international philanthropies.

Juliet holds a bachelor of law and a master’s degree in public international law from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.