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Judith Marera

Founder and CEO, Lanforce Energy

Judith Marera is the founder and CEO of Lanforce Energy a women led for profit social enterprise in the renewable energy sector. She was born and raised in rural Zimbabwe and realised the challenges that women and children go through in search of firewood for cooking. Human Resource practitioner by profession, having worked for both private and the public sector. Her background supplemented with her experience at the Meteorological Services Department and the World Meteorological Organisation, urged her to find solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change.





  1. Woman in Africa 2021 laureate (WIA54).
  2. 2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) entrepreneurship program beneficiary.
  3. 2021 Uplink World Economic Forum Climate Justice Challenge Top Innovator.
  4. Small and Medium Enterprises Association Zimbabwe (SMEAZ) 2021, 2022 Award winner.
  5. Chartered Institute of Project Managers Zimbabwe (CIPMZ) 2021,2022, 2023 Award winner.
  6. Zimbabwe CEO Network 2022, 2023 Award winner.
  7. 2022 Energy Entrepreneurcategory African Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) finalist.
  8. 2022 AGRA’s Women Agripreneurs of the year Awards (WAYA) top 15 finalist.
  9. Megafest Awards 2023 Award winner.

Speaking Platforms

  1. Uplink World Economic Forum 2nd anniversary celebrations
  2. CEO Magazine International Women’s Day commemorations
  3. African Women in Energy and Power (AWEAP)-Building an inclusive energy sector for a sustainable tomorrow.
  4. CIPMZ 5th Zimbabwe Project Managers Conference.
  5. AGRAAlliance COP 27-The role of African women in climate change mitigation, adaptation and response.
  6. World Biogas Association Summit-Women in Biogas and the Diversity Dividend
  7. Water and Energy for Food Annual Convening- Working with women at BoP


A holder of a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management and currently pursuing an MBA. She is married with four children.

She believes by empowering women; we will be creating a strong nation. Judith is on a mission to eradicate energy poverty and empowering women by going green for future generations.

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