SABSW Our Team

Meet the Team

Florence K. Mudzongo, LLB (HONS), BA, MSW, RSW (SK)

Founder and President

Florence Mudzongo is an immigrant from Zimbabwe and has a Bachelor of Law Honors, BA Major in Human Relations (awarded with distinction) from Concordia University, and an MSW degree from McGill University.  She has 10 years of community engagement and clinical counseling experience. During her studies at Concordia University, Florence received the Art and Science Scholar award in 2009 and was on the dean’s list in 2008 and 2009. She received the Hazeldine Smith Bishop Fellowship and Weiner Graduate award during her studies at McGill University. She is the co-founder of Girl-Child Network together with Dr. Betty Makoni who was her English tutor when the organization started in 1999. She started a support group for Single mothers in Montreal with the goal of empowering & supporting women to live to the fullest of their potential. In Saskatoon, Florence was a member of the Saskatoon Immigration partnership council (2019). She was a member of the Saskatoon Police Advisory Committee on Diversity (2020-2022). She is also a co-founding member of the University of Saskatchewan Black Staff and Faculty Caucus. Florence is a daughter, an aunt, a sister, a wife and mom to three amazing human beings and they inspire her passion and dedication to advocate for equity and inclusion for people of African descent.

Dr. Marvin Ankrah

Vice president

Marvin Ankrah is an ardent researcher, community activist, and advocate of social change. He has worked as a community worker for over seven years and has experience working with adults and families who have experienced trauma, varied mental health diagnoses, and legal and socio-economic concerns. He has served in various capacities with several community organizations including the vice president of the Ghanaian- Canadian Association of Saskatoon (GCAS, 2013-2015), a member of the board of directors of the Saskatoon Open Door Society (2019-2020); a member of the Saskatchewan Lotteries Adjudication Committee and the Social & Civic Engagement Group of the Immigration Partnership of Saskatoon ( 2019).  Marvin completed his BA degree in Political Science and History from the University of Ghana in 1999. He obtained his MA in Political Science and Sociology under the auspices of the Global Studies Program (GSP) which involved the Universities of Freiburg (Germany), Kwazulu Natal (South Africa), and Jawaharlal Nehru (India) in 2004.  He further holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Freiburg (2013).  He served as a sessional lecturer at the Department of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan (2015).  Marvin is a current Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, Canada.      

Treasurer/fundraising team lead

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Basi Kgobisa

Communication officer

Basi Kgobisa is a BSW student at the University of Regina as well as the Director of External Relations at Black in Sask. Her passions lie in anything for the people, by the people. When she isn’t joining the community aide force, you will most likely find her on Instagram or singing (if not both at the same time).

Caluza Ndhlovu

Membership &Mentorship Program Lead

Caluza K. Ndhlovu was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in English Communication from Solusi University. He has worked as an educator in Zimbabwe where he had the opportunity to mentor young people. When he immigrated to Canada he attained a BA in Human Relations from Concordia University and a Bachelor of Social work degree from Dalhousie University.

Caluza has worked with young people in different capacities for over 15 years. He was a mentor to many young people in his role as an educator, as a soccer coach, and as a local church youth leader. He has worked for Canadian Mental Health Association and is currently employed by the Government of Saskatchewan.  Caluza is dedicated husband and a proud dad of three wonderful children.

Aderonkie

Sub Committees Lead (info coming soon)