Marie Sandrine Julien

Location: Mauritius
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2016
Title & Organization: Special Needs Educator

Sandrine Julien was born and raised in Mauritius. She holds a Bsc (Hons) degree in Management from the University of Mauritius. She has been a marketing and communications executive in a museum for six years, an educator for six years, and has been active in social work for four years. At a college in Port Louis, Mauritius, she works with underprivileged teens with learning difficulties who come from deprived areas. She also volunteers in several NGOs that work for marginalized and vulnerable communities. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Sandrine plans to bring innovative ideas to improve the welfare of the groups she works for. She strongly believes that education improves people’s lives, and makes communities and the world better places to live.

Blog Entries

Promoting Human Rights through Art in Mauritius

In Mauritius, although homosexuality and trans identity are not illegal, they remain taboo and absent from legislative frameworks. Sandrine Julien, a Precinct alumna from the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship, is working to change that.

The Collectif Arc-en-Ciel (CAEC) is the main association working for the Human Rights of LGBT persons […]

Sandrine Julien – MWF2016 Impact Story

Sandrine Julien is an educator from Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius. She is committed to ending discrimination against marginalized groups, particularly among her own students.

“We should focus on the younger generation, because we have to work at the base to change the future of our countries.”

Sandrine spent 6 weeks at the Presidential […]