Wezi Phiri is a visionary and ambitious gender equality activist who is passionate about the development of girls and women and has a drive to promote child rights and protection. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Gender and Development from the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) and a certificate in child justice ethics from Mthandizi Child Rights Legal Clinic. She has interned for Zomba District Council as an Assistant Gender Officer, working with different Non-Governmental Organizations in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating various community development projects. While still a student, she was a club coordinator for Ladies in Tertiary Institutions, an organisation that empowers young ladies in colleges and universities to inspire young primary and secondary school girls to work hard and become empowered. She also volunteered for the Women Inspire organisation to promote girl child education. Because of her drive for girl child education and her urge to positively impact her community, she likes doing research in communities. She has worked with different research institutions like the Center for Social Research. She also focused her Bachelor’s Degree research on reducing girl child school dropout rates. She launched a club called Rare Pearls, which focuses on promoting equality in education among boys and girls at Ndangopuma Primary School in Zomba.