- First Lady
H.E. Madam Isaura Gonçalo Ferrão Nyusi
H.E. Madam Isaura Gonçalo Ferrão Nyusi has a Bachelor’s degree in human resource Management and BA in Social Communication. Professionally, IsauraFerrão Gonçalo Nyusi’s first job was in education and later worked for MozambiqueRailways Company. She later worked for the National Institute for disaster management, in Maputo province. As a professional, she attended several capacity building courses with particular emphasis on training in Accountancy and HumanResource Management.
H.E. Madam Nyusi’s vision is of a society of peace, harmony, and social justice. A society that has the person at the core of every action and that values the creative potential and the participation of each Mozambican towards development. In pursuing her mission and vision, H.E. Madam Nyusi recently became the Patron of the Model Maternity and Wards Certification in Mozambique, a Ministry of Health initiative. In February 2016, she was proclaimed the President of the Organizaçãoda Mulher Moçambicana (OMM). In the exercise of this function, her priorities are centered on actions which aim (i) to fight poverty; (ii) to promote economic growth and development of underprivileged people; and (iii) the empowerment of women by encouraging their active participation in the political, economic, social and cultural area.