Nelson Mandela Tribute

Broadcast on September 25, 2013
With Nomfundo Walaza & Lionel R. Louw & Marthe Muller

Marthe Muller

Chief Operations Officer for South African Women In Dialogue (SAWID)

Marthe Muller is currently the Chief Operations Officer of South African Women in Dialogue, a civil society organisation that is piloting a psycho-social, family-based poverty eradication approach in three municipalities in South Africa. She has an Honours degree in Philosophy (Cum Laude) from the University of Stellenbosch and she completed all coursework for a Master’s degree in Women’s History at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, but she has a third version of her MA thesis outstanding. Marthe lived in Bogotá, Colombia for twelve years, where she worked in publishing, documentary filmmaking and public television.  She completed a two-year Diploma in Spanish and wrote, directed and produced a multi-media course to teach English to Spanish-speakers. In 1999, after a year of working as an Operations Manager for Colombian fashion designer Amelia Toro, she opened the designer’s flagship Matador store in Soho, New York.