Beatrice Mtetwa named one of the World’s Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine

Michelle Obama, Beatrice MtetwaBeatrice Mtetwa, the human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe who fights for change through the rule of law, was just named by Fortune Magazine to be one of the world’s greatest leaders. Anyone who has been defended by Beatrice knows of her remarkable bravery and resilience standing up to the regime of Robert Mugabe. Now the world will know of this amazing woman’s strength to do what is right, in spite of the odds being against her. When asked why she risks her life day after day fighting for the law in an often lawless country, she said, “You know this has to be done. Somebody has to do it. Why shouldn’t it be you?”

Watch Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law, here,  the film that I produced (co-producer Zimbabwean filmmaker, Hopewell Chin’Ono) about her life and work…

Read the Fortune Magazine article about Beatrice here