Rutendo Chigora is the President of the Oxford Africa Society and has served as co-chair of the Oxford Africa Conference. She is a Rhodes Scholar from Zimbabwe, reading for the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Business Administration at the University of Oxford. Rutendo has experience working in finance, consulting and government, and she founded ZW Connect, a nonprofit business incubator for communities in Zimbabwe. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she did research on Sino-African labor relations.