Mugabe Leon served as the National Coordinator of REFAC since its inception in November 2013 until December 2016, when he shortly left the coalition for further studies. He rejoined this position in November 2017. Mugabe holds Masters of Education in Curriculum & Instruction, a Bachelor’s degree in education in Arts with Education.
Mugabe has been actively involved in civil society education advocacy. He attended various conferences, workshops and trainings focusing on education advocacy and financing at national and international levels. They include conferences/workshops held I Dakar/Senegal (2018,2010), Accra/Ghana (2013), Mombasa/Kenya (2013).