Pou Takawaenga – External Relations Coordinator for Hui E! Community Aotearoa
Ronja Ievers is the Pou Takawaenga – External Relations Coordinator for Hui E! Community Aotearoa, a national body set up to support, strengthen and connect the wider community sector in Aotearoa New Zealand. Ronja’s experience in the not-for-profit sector ranges from facilitating small peer support groups for new mothers, to running the national office of the United Nations Association of New Zealand. She is now responsible for Hui E!’s work on the SDGs, among many other tasks, and currently chairs the steering group for the first Civil Society Report on the SDGs. Prior to that, Ronja worked in international education for many years, both in the private and public sector. Ronja has a first class honours in International Business Management, and has been studying towards a Diploma in Early Childhood and Adult Education, as part of her own journey of raising two boys. Ronja has also recently joined Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and is studying te reo Māori.