avatar for Chimwemwe Sumani

Chimwemwe Sumani

Malawi National Library Service
Information Technology Specialist
Lilongwe - Malawi
Chimwemwe Sumani is an Information Technology Specialist and a Head of ICT, Audiovisual and Culture Departments for Malawi National Library Service (MNLS) since September, 2009. She has been a trainer and technical personnel for all Malawi National Commission for UNESCO’s Audiovisual Projects at MNLS since 2012, she is a member of International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) and Audiovisual Association of Malawi.

Chimwemwe has a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, an Advanced Technician Diploma in Information Processing, Cisco Systems – CCNA 1,2,3 & 4 from University of Malawi –The Polytechnic, a Diploma in Systems Analysis and Design and a Diploma in Information Technology from London Capital Computer Training Centre. Aside computer Hardware, software, network, telecommunications engineering for audiovisual systems, she loves collecting, digitizing, documenting (for preservation) and disseminating the valuable and rich tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the people of Malawi (which is on a verge of extinction) for the next generation.