Dr Siyabulela Mandela: Global Youth Activism

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The McCarthy Center


Dr. Siyabulela Mandela, the great-grandson of Nelson Mandela, will be at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University from March 20 to April 20 through a residency sponsored by The Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement and the Multicultural Center at CSB and SJU.

Mandela – or Madiba as he likes to be called – is a humanitarian, scholar and youth activist. He is currently a regional project manager for east and southern Africa at Journalists for Human Rights (JHR). Mandela holds an M.Phil. in Conflict Transformation and Management and a Ph.D. in International Relations and Conflict Resolution from the Department of Politics and History at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. Mandela has deep connections to social justice movements across the world like his grandfather, the late former president of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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