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With a vast knowledge base in Marketing, Insurance and Project Management, Samuel Chigariro has been an asset to the many firms and brands he has worked with. He quickly rose through the ranks of the insurance industry in pre – independence Zimbabwe, becoming one of the first managers of colour at Colonial Life Insurance. 

Along the way he was awarded a myriad of performance awards including the coveted Million Dollar Round Table Award who’s association he was a member. Working through a very turbulent era of our countries history, Samuel Chigariro serves as a valuable and insightful Trustee on our board, and his business experience has been pivotal in the formation of the Trust. Samuel Chigariro is currently a successful commercial farmer.

Priscilla Chigariro is an award-winning entrepreneur and visionary in the fashion industry, known for her creative leadership and impactful initiatives. She is recognized as the 2016 CEO GLOBAL South Africa Entrepreneur of the Year in Arts & Culture, highlighting her as a trailblazer in the field.

Priscilla is the founder of the Zimbabwe Fashion Week Trust, established in 2009 to develop local talent and promote Zimbabwe’s fashion industry. Under her leadership, the Trust launched the Creative Accelerator Program in partnership with Chinhoyi University of Technology, empowering Zimbabwean designers.

As the Chairman of the Hunhu Council of Fashion, Priscilla promotes cultural heritage through fashion, providing a platform for collaboration and celebration of diverse influences in the industry.She founded Africa Art, Fashion, and Food Festivals Inc. AAFFF is based in Boston, USA, showcasing contemporary African culture globally.

Marshall Mutsamwira is a seasoned professional with over three decades of experience across various industries, including fashion, NGOs, financial services, advertising, telecommunications, information technology, and hospitality.

In the creative industry, Marshall’s notable achievements include his role as Director of Zimbabwe Fashion Week (ZFW) in 2015, 2016, and 2023. He continues to serve as Director in 2024. He was instrumental in organizing the impressive 2015 show, which featured the late music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi’s “Retrospective Show,” highlighting the evolution of Mtukudzi’s stage fashion. Marshall also managed the ZFW’s Young Designers Programme, conceptualizing and executing fashion shows and graduation ceremonies in 2015, 2016 and 2023.

In the NGO sector, Marshall worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant for the SoCreative Hubs Summit Digital MeetUps, funded by British Council Zimbabwe in 2021.