Patricia Malasha is the Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor for the USAID-funded Integrated Land and Resource Governance (ILRG) program in Zambia, where she provides technical leadership on gender integration in institutional and community land and natural resource governance, including in the forestry and wildlife sectors. She works closely with the government, traditional leaders, local implementing partners, and communities to provide technical expertise and capacity-building support, also collecting lessons learned and best practices. With more than 25 years of experience as a policy, gender, and social inclusion expert, Patricia has worked on several programs on social protection, economic development, health, human rights, and natural resources. Patricia has a bachelor’s degree in Social Science (Psychology) from the University of Zambia and a master’s degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of London.