Bongiwe Mlangeni is the CEO of the Social Justice Initiative – a South African non-profit organisation that raises the profile and facilitates funding for social justice organisations. She started her career in 1994 as a journalist, working for leading print and broadcast media houses, covering socio-economic and women’s rights issues. In 2004, she transitioned into the field of communications. Before joining the SJI, Bongi served as communications director at the Graça Machel Trust and was the founding deputy director of Corruption Watch.
Bongi holds a Masters of Management degree from the Wits School of Governance and has completed postgraduate studies at the Wits Business School and London School of Economics.