Lukeno Hangala – Civic Leadership, The Presidential Precinct, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia

Lukeno Hangala is a lawyer.  She holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree from the University of Namibia.  She aims to specialise in International Law and Refugee Law.

Lukeno is currently the Co-founder as well as the Legal Protection Officer of Southern Africa Refugee Protection, an NGO which caters for the legal, social, and health protection of refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced persons, and other persons of concern.

Through the Mandela Washington Fellowship she plans to hone her leadership skills in civic engagement, form partnerships with different individuals and organizations, and grow professionally.