Dr. Darlene Miller initiated a series of “Green Leadership Schools” which explore the indigenization of Environmental curricular in South and Southern Africa. She is a Senior Lecturer at the Wits School of Governance (WSG). She completed a Doctorate in Sociology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, US. Before joining the WSG, she was the Senior Advisor to the President of the International Social Science Council (Paris/HSRC) and a Research Director (Acting) at the Human Sciences Research Council. She was awarded the Bloomberg Fellowship in the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch in New York. She was also the Director of the Institute for African Alternatives (IFAA), a research and training non-profit based in Witwatersrand (Gauteng). Her recent work includes film documentaries on women’s leadership, land grabs in Southern Africa, and indigenous food gardeners in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.