2004-06, Minister of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Services. 2006-09, Minister of Foreign Affairs. 2009-11, Vice-President of Malawi. Since April 2012, President of the Republic of Malawi. Founder, Joyce Banda Foundation. 2006, Member, Executive Advisory Committee, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). Founding Member: African Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (AFWE); Council for the Economic Empowerment of Women in Africa (CEEWA).