Ms. Mwaba is co-founder of the National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR) where she’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of the Women Sport Africa Network (WSAN) launched in 2018.
Her work focuses on advocacy for participation of girls and women in sport, sport for development, organisational development, and policy engagement on the integrity of sport.
In 2014, she was presented the AUSC5 Region 5 award for her work in sport by the then SADC Chair, His Excellency Robert Mugabe.
In 2019 Ms. Mwaba was awarded the Presidential Insignia of Meritorious Achievement for her contribution to sport by the president of Zambia, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu. Ms. Matilda Mwaba is Africa representative on the Global Executive of the International Working Group on Women in Sport (IWG) and is speaking here today in this capacity.