Professor Address Mauakowa Malata
She is the Vice-Chancellor of the Malawi University of Science and Technology, former President of Africa Honor Society of Nursing of Sigma Theta Tau International; former Vice President, International Confederation of Midwives and former Principal of Kamuzu College of Nursing, and spearheaded it to become a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Inter Professional Education and Leadership in 2016.
She spearheaded the Development and implementation of various Undergraduate and Postgraduate in the fields of Health, Science, Innovation and Technology and has also facilitated capacity building for faculty and other staff. She is a Virginia Henderson Fellow of Sigma ThetaTau International (STTI), an Adjunct Professor for Michigan State University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
She has been awarded: a Doctor Honaris Causa by University of Oslo in Norway, 2018 Edith Cowan University Distinguished Alumni Award and Honorary Award of Doctor of Nursing Honoris Causa (2019) in Perth, Australia, an Award of Excellence in Nursing & Midwifery by the National Organization of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi; Medal of Distinction by the University of Malawi for being one of the first female Professors.