Sitingawawo Kachipande

Graduated: 2012, Masters in Pan African Studies

Thesis title: (Re)branding Africa for Development: Nation branding, Image, Identity, and Tourism in Malawi

Alumni information

  • Recipient: Cerificate of University Teaching, Future Professoriate Program; and 
  • Instructor - Virginia Tech - August 2013 – Present | Blacksburg, VA - Instructor and GTA in the Sociology/Africana Studies Department

Graduate Student Information

Sitinga is from Malawi and has lived in (apartheid) South Africa, (West) Germany and the Washington DC metro area. She received her MBA at Hood College, where she has volunteered as VP of Marketing and Communications for the board of the National Association of Women MBA's - Hood College. She received her BSc in Anthropology and Sociology from Truman State University with a double minor in African/African-American Studies and International Studies. At Truman, she served as President and co-founder of the African Students Association and as President of the International Club. She was inducted in Who's Who Amongst Students in American Colleges ans Universities. Her career experience includes working in the healthcare and non-profit field. She volunteered as a board member with the Malawi Washington Association. Her research interests include socio-economic development, international relations, nation branding, identity studies, public policy, social marketing, and media advocacy. Upon the completion of her degree in Pan African Studies, she hopes to continue work and education in these areas.

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