Landilani Banda

Location: Zambia
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2016
Title & Organization: Lecturer, University of Zambia

Landilani Banda is a lecturer at the University of Zambia and a human rights activist. He has a degree in Law and a Masters in Human Rights Law and HIV in Africa. He works mainly in the areas of disability rights, LGBTQ issues and constitutional governance. The work involves advocacy for legislative and policy reform with key decisions makers in Zambia. He hopes for a future as head of the National Human Rights Commission, making certain that national decisions are made using a human rights-based approach. He hopes that his fellowship with the Mandela Washington program will equip him with the necessary leadership tools to be an effective and pragmatic leader, tools he can put to use when working with Zambian leaders and policy makers.

Blog Entries

Precinct Fellow Partners with Mandela Washington Fellowship Presenter, UVA Law School Professor for Constitution Workshop in Zambia

By: Drew Precious, Marketing & Communications Manager

CHARLOTTESVILLE – At the Presidential Precinct, we look at all of our programs as catalysts for long-term relationships. In addition to platforms like LinkedIn and email networking, Fellows and presenters are given exclusive access to the Presidential Precinct Network for the very purpose […]

Landilani Banda – MWF2016 Impact Story

Landilani Banda is a human rights lawyer from Lusaka, Zambia. He is innovative in pioneering ways for the rule of law and constitutional rights to be understood by all citizens.

“If we can embrace every person – that’s the best way to live. … Together, we can do great things.”

Landilani […]