“It’s important to have this network of people across Africa.” – Sally Hurt

Sally has over three years of experience in the civil society sector in South Africa, and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in February 2017. Currently, Sally works as an attorney in the mining program at the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), assisting mining-affected communities and promoting environmental justice in South Africa’s mining sector.

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