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Samwel Mahela - Prudencia Kimiti

As the first Tanzanian born woman to receive an MBE, chosen by Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II prior to her passing, Prudancia Paul Kimiti's story was celebrated by dignitaries and Tanzanian citizens.


Prudencia was awarded her MBE for the support she had given in ensuring professional talent in government agencies was supported to develop.


As a team manager in HMRC, Prudencia had noticed that many of her team members from diverse backgrounds were less likely to apply for promotion and using her initiative and with support of a mentor had created mechanisms to encourage career development.


Since receiving the award, Prudencia she has become a sort after advisor assisting other government departments in promoting diversity and growth opportunities within their agencies.




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