Catherine Constantinides is a climate activist, humanitarian, and social entrepreneur from Johannesburg, South Africa.

“The ability to go back home with a network of other African leaders who come from every corner of our continent has been something so powerful.”

Catherine spent 6 weeks at the Presidential Precinct as a Mandela Washington Fellow. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.