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Albertina Shifotoka

Namibia & South Africa

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Albertina is the Site Director for the Center for Global Education and Experience (CGEE) for Southern Africa (Namibia and South Africa). She provides leadership to the faculty and staff at the Southern Africa campus and ensures the implementation of the Augsburg University policies at this campus. Albertina is the instructor for the course “Racism and Resistance in Southern Africa and the United States – struggles against colonialism, apartheid and segregation.”  She is delighted for an opportunity to work with the CGEE team and looks forward to offering an unforgettable global experience to all students, staff and faculty that will get a chance to visit the Namibian campus. Albertina holds a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Change Management from the Namibia University of Science and Technology, as well as a Master’s Degree in development studies, majoring in population studies, poverty and social policies from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, The Netherlands. She is further certified in econometrics and strategic project management. Albertina’s undergraduate degree is in education, with a major in adult and non-formal education from the University of Namibia.  Albertina worked for the University of Namibia as a researcher for eight years. During this time, she conducted research studies in various areas such as community-based natural resource management, urban poverty and service delivery, awareness on climate change, migration and poverty, political development in Southern Africa, and gender-based violence.