Rutendo joined ZimRights in June 2020 as the Project Leader in charge of the Media and Advocacy Unit. Rutendo is a senior journalist and media practitioner with experience in print, online, new media and radio is the Media and Communications Officer.
She has a Masters in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe and a B.Sc. Honours in Journalism and Media Studies from the National University of Science and Technology. Rutendo is passionate about communications for development and social change. She believes that every voice should be heard to promote citizens rights. She has worked for the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, Inclusive Government of Zimbabwe, Amnesty International Zimbabwe and the Standard Newspaper.