Thobekile Matimbe is a human rights lawyer, researcher and social justice activist serving at Paradigm Initiative as Senior Manager, Partnerships and Engagements advocating for digital rights in Africa. She has advocacy experience engaging at national, regional and international platforms. Thobekile coordinates digital rights networks, builds partnerships in Africa and beyond. She is the Membership Officer for the African Digital Rights Network and a member in several regional and global coalitions. She manages several projects including the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF) and holds a Master of Laws degree in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa.