Hilda Makamure is a public policy and communications strategist and has a Masters in Public Policy and Governance. She is a trained journalist and she has worked mostly in health research. Her previous work concerned the youth and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Hilda’s research interests have been shaped by her experiences as a woman living in the social, economic and political realities of Zimbabwe and by the more recent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 17 on fostering partnerships for the upliftment of Zimbabweans. She is also an avid runner.