Meet the Nominees! You can vote for 1 person in each category (e.g. 1 person in Male and 1 person in Female) – and you can do this in every region. Please browse this site and get to know the #UPGSustainability Leaders. If you have questions for them, then please signup for updates so that you know when they will be available in a LIVE session so that you can ask them questions.
By the end of the campaign, two people from each region will win the most votes and will secure a place on the #UPGSustainability #JourneyToHurricane. And your VOICE matters: who would you be happy to vote for? Please scroll down and learn more.
1st – 1119 votes
2nd – 1030 votes
3rd – 992 votes
* Please note that each Voter casts 2 votes: 1 woman and 1 man. And so the total number of votes is twice the total number of Voters.
Chimfwembe Mutale #UPGSustainability Leader from Zambia is the Founder and Managing Director at Yaaka Investments Limited- an eco-prenuer start-up company solving community & global challenges of waste management, energy and climate change across the globe. A youth consultant leader, youth climate change activist, youth change-maker, youth entrepreneur and leader of social movements focused on UN SDGs 4,8,10, 12, and 13 representing indigenous populations and marginalized communities.Mutale is currently a qualified member of the global consultant platform on frontiers as an expert consultant.
Nambassa Gloria ugandan #UPGSustainability Leader, by nationality, she is UPG leader and champion working on the SDG of gender equality, peace and zero poverty, She believe in a society with no gender inequality will bring vigor to the world.
Joy Ifeanyi is #UPGSustainability Leader she is the phenomenal Queen of Impact. She is from Nigeria and she is passionate about SDGs 4 – Quality Education and 5- Gender equality
Ngom Maceline Anwi #UPGSustainability Leader is a nurse by profession, the founder and executive director of Association for the welfare of albinos (AWA). A SAG member of the United nations WASH cluster Northwest region Cameroon, story award winner, advocate for persons with albinism and physical disabilities.
Paul #UPGSustainability Leader is the CEO of Pure Leadership Institute (PLI) which is an accredited training institute that he founded in 2015. A young and dynamic South African leadership development practitioner who has trained over 11 500 people and has over 10 years’ worth of experience in youth development, facilitation, strategy development, team and project management, conflict resolution, team building, public speaking, teaching, coaching, and mentoring. His focus is on SDG 4 and he aims to bring about a transformation in Africa, particularly for the young people who are in the NEET (not in education, employment, or training) by offering them access to quality leadership and management education that can enable them to be employable. He aims to transform the lives of over 100 000 young Africans by 2030 through effective training.
UPG Sustainability Leader Tesfahun Terefe based in ETHIOPIA. Currently is Area Sales Manager in Ethiochicken( transforming Africa poultry sector) to cut down on Unemployment, Gender Inequality and Feed insecurity to address Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations (SDGs 1, 2,3,5,8, and 12), so we all can have access to Protein supply, Job creation, Women empowerment, and Economic growth. He is a self-motivated young Veterinary professional that believes strongly in the power of collaboration. Tesfahun is also Captain of Community of Champions, rabies educator, community coordinator and certified FAO virtual Learner and SDG advocate. He is an advocate of safe roads, disability engagement and One Health development and a vibrant young person who is committed to sustainability, good health and Mentorship.
Thank you for your interest!
Voter Regsitration has closed and the winners will be announced at a #UPGSustainability event on 9 Feb 2024.
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