Dr Judith Ngalande Lungu a member of the AWARD Steering Committee and Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Mulungushi University (MU) in Zambia. She is a Livestock Production Specialist and seasoned academician with over 30 years of experience. Dr Lungu has held several academic positions in various capacities, such as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Mulungushi University MU), Executive Dean at the School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Zambia (UNZA), and other positions from Kwame Nkrumah University and Botswana College of Agriculture.
She was an African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) mentor, a member of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) and a board member of the National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research (NISIR) and Women for Change (WfC). She was also a member of the Advisory Committee on the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Co-operation (CTA), Science and Technology for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Agricultural & Rural Development, Netherlands.
Dr Lungu holds her Doctoral degree in Animal Physiology from the University of Manitoba. Her research interests are in reproductive hormones, small ruminants, poultry and food security and gender in agricultural development.