That we find the condtions to govern our lives through informed and active citizenship; that we utilize our self-awareness for a meaningful engagement with our community; and that we use our strong traits to lead and serve generously.
American International School of Mozambique
April 2016 – Present
Together with a team, I design and facilitate opportunities where students, teachers and community partners come together for social impact. I’ve engaged with 300+ students and a range of 25 community partners, in diverse regions of Maputo. I’m further engaged in the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA), as a Service Learning practicioner, and an advocate for community-engaged learning.
World Vision Mozambique
Jan 2017 – Jun 2017
After assembling a team of 10 youth volunteers, I facilitated several workshops, discussions and dialogues surrounding Child Marriage, Early Pregnancy and Children’s Rights.
Further contributed to World Vision Mozambique’s incoming national strategy, with particular focus to the Technical Approach (TA) on Child Protection, in a working group consisting of representatives from areas of the country in which WV is active.
University of Pretoria – Department of Political Science
August 2015 – November 2015
Once in the academic faculty of the Department of Political Science on campus, I assisted with tutoring 25 first year students of Political Studies. My responsibilities included disseminating curriculum from lectures, and engaging students in relevant and challenging discussions, as well as employing a variety of teaching and facilitating methods in our discussions.
Mandela Washington Fellow 2017
Civic Leadership, Duquesne University
Pittsburgh (PA) – USA
Annual Educators Conference 2016
Association of International Schools in Africa
Johannesburg – South Africa
Annual Youth Dialogue on Elections & Good Governance 2015
Mandela Institute for Development Studies
Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe
Agenda 2063 Youth Summit
African Union HQ
Addis Ababa – Ethiopia
TEDx Maputo Speaker
“Will Will Die Naked”
This intervention focused on the much needed dialogue between the self and the body. Looking at different ways in which we perceieve “nakedness” and “nudity” in culture, to heighten self-awareness and encourage better, genuine relationships.
Maputo Fast Forward Speaker
“Nothing New Under The Sun”
With a rapidly growing city, creatives and entrepreneurs feel the need to constantly innovate. Using design thinking, this intervention offered a different perspective, re-centering innovative practices around observation, contemplation and adaptation of what already exists around us.