Mapule Maema is a Housing and Evictions Researcher in the Legal Resources Centre’s Constitutional Litigation Unit. Mapule holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the National University of Lesotho and a Post-graduate Diploma in International Studies she obtained at Rhodes University. She completed her Honours and Masters degrees in Industrial Sociology at Rhodes University. Mapule is currently studying her Masters degree in Reconciliation and Social Cohesion at the University of Free State. She also obtained an Advance Paralegal Certificate at the University of Free State. She has vast experience within the civil society work and as a researcher. She worked at the Labour Research Services (LRS) as a researcher, and Sekwele Centre for Social Reflection as a research assistant. Mapule also worked at the Centre for Popular Memory, an organisation based in the University of Cape Town as a Project Manager and also a Researcher. Until now, she has worked at Sekwele Centre for Social Reflection as a programme manager for Gender programme.