Benedicta Mrema is a Program Officer in the Department of Media Engagement and Advocacy at HakiElimu -Tanzania. She is Media and Communication personnel with 14 years working experience in media houses and NGOs in Tanzania. She holds a B.A Degree in Public Relations and Advertising and master’s degree in mass communication both from The University of Dar es Salaam.

Benedicta’s experiences are anchored on Media and Communication, Public Relations, TV and Radio program preparation and presentation, Documentary V/O narration, media negotiations and buying, events organizing and facilitation as well as public speaking. At HakiElimu Benedicta worked with RELI Tanzania as Assistant Program Officer responsible for coordinating and supporting RELI Tanzania learning activities.

In her current role as a program officer at HakiElimu, she is responsible for coordinating and facilitating major media survey on the implementation of re-entry guideline in Tanzania, organizing and facilitating media engagement including press conferences, coordinating Good School Kit Project in Masasi District, organizing and facilitating production of short video clips on education issues for HakiElimu YouTube channel, organizing and supporting HakiElimu to participate in various National and international education events and exhibitions.

In Tanzania RELI leadership team Benedicta is a co-lead in VaLi thematic group where she helps to bring members together in the implementation of thematic group plans.