Let’s meet Inna Hengari

Inna Hengari is a Namibian politician, student leader and youth activist. A member of the Popular Democratic Movement, she became a member of the National Assembly on 20 March 2020, the youngest since McHenry Venaani in 2004. Previously she served as Vice President of the UNAM SRC and the Students Union of Namibia.

Hengari was born in 1996 in central Namibia. Raised by a single parent, she attended primary in Okahandja and high school in Otjiwarongo. In 2015, she joined the University of Namibia where she read Political Science. While at the University, she began writing political columns and reviews alongside Joseph Kalimbwe in the Namibian Sun’s ‘Astute Conversation’ initiated by their lecturer Job Amupanda.

After graduating the University of Namibia in 2019, Hengari joined the Popular Democratic Movement as it parliamentary researcher. That same year, she was put on the party’s parliamentary list and was later elected to parliament after the party won 16 seats in the 7th Parliament.

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