Ms. Rehana Parker
Member of the Board of Trustees
Member of the Board of Trustees – Independent Development Trust (IDT), August 2021 – to date.
Member of the following IDT Board Committees:-
Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Director: Rehana Khan Parker & Associate (1993 to date).
Advisory Board Member for the Unit of Applied Law: Cape Peninsula University Technikon (2017 to date).
Director: Woza Awards (Pty) Ltd (a for profit Awards Company).
Director: Women in Law and Leadership Academy NPC (an NGO providing leadership training).
Director: Women Vuka Foundation (Pty) Ltd (a for profit company women entrepreneurs).
Current Councillor: Legal Practice Council Western Cape Council.
Chairperson of the Professional Ethics Committee: Legal Practice Council Western Cape Council.
Founder and Chairperson: SA Lawyers 4 Change NGO (2015 to date)
Founder and Chairperson: Treasured GEMS NGO (Awareness of Cancer) (2015 to date).
Trustee: SAKHROL Bursary Trust (2015 to date).
B.Proc: University of South Africa (1989).
Certificate in Labour Law: University of Cape Town (12 January 2000).
Arbitrator: Arbitration Forum (2000).
Certificate in Disability Medicine: Marshall University (July 2009).
Mediation Training Land Rights (2009).
National Land Mediation Training (2009).
Incomplete Masters in Oral History: University of Cape Town (2011).
Acting Judge: Western Cape – first term (2004).
Quasi-Judicial: Chairperson of Independent Appeals Tribunal in the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape Provincial Government (2013 – 2019).
Secretary: Black Lawyers Association (2001 – 2002).
Chairperson: Black Lawyers Association (2003).
Councillor: Heritage Western Cape (4 August 2004 – 15 May 2006).
Councillor: Cape Town Heritage Trust (11 October 2002 – 15 May 2006).
Trustee: Social Justice Action Campaign (SOJAC) Trust.
Award: Recipient of women in Power Award (2017).
Award: Women of Wonder Award (2018).
Award: Finalist in the International Change maker award for women in Law Vienna (2020).
Cape Law Society/ Legal Practice Council (1993 to date).