Zizipho Royi

South Africa
Youth Engagement Manager
Climate Development and Knowledge Network (CDKN)

Zizipho is the youth engagement manager in the Climate Development and Knowledge Network (CDKN) and a Project Manager at SouthSouthNorth in Cape Town, South Africa where is responsible for developing strategic partnerships with youth networks, universities, and other stakeholders to ensure the meaningful participation of young people in global climate action. Zizi works to create platforms for knowledge exchange, capacity building workshops, and innovative projects that amplify youth voices within decision-making processes. Zizi’s commitment to fostering inclusive dialogue has led her to be a part of numerous international conferences and events on sustainable development. Through these platforms, they have facilitated discussions between policymakers, experts, and young leaders from various backgrounds to promote cross-sector collaboration towards achieving climate resilience.