Yusta has over 39 years experience in teaching Swahili language & Culture to none Swahili speakers. She currently heads the Intercultural Engagement Unit at MS-TCDC and is the Institute Director for Critical Language Scholarship Swahili Program in Tanzania. She holds a MA in Swahili studies and has worked as a translator for English to Swahili languages, certified Swahili language tester, curriculum developer, instructional material designer and developer. Yusta has written several Swahili books and articles. She has worked with Jangwani & Tambaza Secondary schools, United Nations Development cooperation, Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Russian Medical Doctors and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda to name a few.
Head of Intercultural Unit