Intern joins Nevis Women’s Club

Club members recently welcomed Busisiwe (Busi) Hand, who hails from South Africa.

University of Minnesota intern Busi Hand is shown with the GFWC Nevis Women’s Club members. Pictured, from left, are Theresa Anderson, Jody Pribyl, Hand, Kathy Carney and Melissa Zinke.
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GFWC Nevis Women’s Club is hosting an intern from the University of Minnesota this summer and fall.

Club members recently welcomed Busisiwe (Busi) Hand, who hails from South Africa. She is currently attending the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, working towards her master’s degree in public policy. Hand graduated with a bachelor’s degree of theology in community leadership in Cape Town, South Africa in 2015.

Hand, her husband and 8-month-old infant live in Minneapolis.

The internship is part of the University of Minnesota Extension Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, which fosters community sustainability through citizen-driven University partnerships and sustainable development projects for resilient communities, natural resources, clean energy and agriculture.

Hand will aid the GFWC Nevis Women’s Club with women’s leadership conference planning, marketing and online presence as well as designing a survey for participants and providing an evaluation of the conference to aid in future planning.


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