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Chimwemwe Sumani

Rei Foundation Limited (RFL)
Local Project Manager - Malawi
Lilongwe - Malawi
Chimwemwe Sumani is currently a Rei Foundation Limited (RFL) Local Project Manager for Malawi (consultant) responsible for all sound and audiovisual projects supported by RFL in the country. She has been an Information Technology Specialist and Head of the Information and Communication Technology Department for the Malawi National Library Service (MNLS) for 11 years. She has implemented sound, audiovisual and culture projects and headed the Department for 8 years. She has been both a trainer and technical personnel in all Malawi National Commission for UNESCO’s audiovisual projects at MNLS since 2012 and Music Crossroads Malawi (MCM) since 2017. Aside from identification, collection, preservation and dissemination of audiovisual data, she is very well experienced in computer hardware, software, network, and telecommunications engineering for audiovisual systems. Chimwemwe has a BSc in Information Technology, an Advanced Technician Diploma in Information Processing, and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) all 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; and is a member of IASA (International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives).