Haajirah Esau

Haajirah has worked with the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit of the University of Cape Town as a Project Manager since 2012, working on three large projects; the REDI3x3 project, the Mandela Initiative, and one of the university’s strategic initiatives, the Poverty & Inequality Initiative. Preceding 2012, she held the portfolio of Cluster Manager: Strategic Support, in UCT’s Research Office. Haajirah joined UCT in 2005, following seven years at the District Six Museum, where she worked in various capacities. Her experience includes project management, fundraising, and communications and knowledge management.