Meet Ms. Cindy-Lee Cloete

Ms. Cindy-Lee Cloete

Cindy-Lee Cloete is the General Manager of the Schools and Youth Unit at WESSA (Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa), coordinating the Eco-Schools, Learning About Forests (LEAF), and Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) programmes in South Africa. Cindy completed her MEd: Environmental Education from Rhodes University in South Africa in 2016.

Shortly after joining the environmental sector, Cindy grew an immense passion for Environmental Education within rural communities and to date has 12 years of experience in this sphere. It is her commitment to bridging the gap between our natural surroundings and everyday lives that encouraged her to enter the Civil Society platform. Passionate about social and environmental justice, Cindy prides herself on engaging South African youth on a journey of self-emancipation through the work she does.