Judy Tate is currently the Executive Director of School at Inanda Seminary, a secondary school for girls in Inanda Mission, as well as Executive Director of Khanyisa Inanda Seminary Community Projects, a teacher development NGO working in community schools. She has over 40 years' experience as an educator in South Africa both in the public, independent and community sectors and in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions as well as Adult Education. Judy is a founder member of the South African Extraordinary Schools Coalition (SAESC) a coalition where like-minded schools throughout South Africa offer quality education to previously disadvantaged learners through collaboration and sharing of best practice. In addition, she is a board member of the Global Teacher Institute (GTI), a national teacher development organisation using a mentorship model. Judy has been married to her husband Dave for 44 years, and they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren.