Biography: Esther Nkhukhu-Orlando is a Sociology Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Botswana. She previously worked as a Research and Teaching Assistant at Northern Arizona University in the US. She has also worked shortly in the Gender Unit at Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat where among other roles she conducted research on progress on the fight against GBV and HIV/AIDS in the SADC member states. She began her post-graduate training at UB in 2007, studying for MA in Development studies, through which in 2009 she got a visiting scholarship at Northern Arizona University (NAU) where she later graduated with MA in Applied Sociology. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology at UB. In 2014, she conducted a study on the Impacts of Transnational Education for the British Council as the In-country Researcher (Botswana). The British council commissioned McNamara Economic Research (MCER) to undertake a programme of research on the impacts of Transnational Education (TNE) in 11 host countries. She also provided training for teachers and students on Children’s rights, stigma and HIV/AIDS and wrote an Internship Manuscript titled Sexual Reproductive Health Rights of Women Living with HIV/AIDS during an internship at BONELA. She is also an advocate for children’s rights and have since co-founded an NGO called Botswana Organization for Fathers and Children at Risk (BOFCAR) to lead and coordinate strategic work efforts that are bringing multiple voices to the table to make systemic changes for children and family well-being.