“I’m very proud to be Zimbabwean and to represent Zimbabwe.” -Kirsty Coventry
Zimbabwe’s Golden Girl and the most unifying citizen of Zimbabwe to date is none other than our awe-inspiring Olympic swimmer Kirsty Coventry.
Kirsty, who we all can boast has the highest number of individual Olympic medals of all female swimmers in history and the highest number of Olympic medals in African history (all sports), is a Zimbassador who has the ability to bring Zimbabweans across the globe together. From rural Zimbabwe and into the cities, everyone knows her name and is proud of her accomplishments.
At only 16-years old, Kirsty made her first Olympic appearance in the [...]
“I think with the right support and resources a lot of young people would stay off the streets and work harder.”
-Matthew. C. Martino
Twenty-three year old Matthew C. Martino is a truly impressive young Zimbassador who is the Co-Chair of international arts charity MMBF Trust and the current Chief Executive of local Essex channel – Essex TV. Winner of the 2015 edition of the Essex Young People of the Year Awards, Matthew is the founder and benefactor of the international charity MMBF Trust, a foundation that funds young actors and filmmakers.
Matthew’s father got a job in England and in 2005 the family moved together to start a new life there. [...]