Bongai Munguni is a participant in the Cotutelle (co-tutored PhDs) programme, Research Without Borders. Under this arrangement, she is enrolled as a PhD student in Economics at the University of Cape Town, and for a PhD in Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. She holds BSc and MSc in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe. Her research interests are in the feminisation of poverty, in particular measurement and alleviation strategies for developing countries. She is interested in applying both quantitative and qualitative methods in exploring women and poverty.