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Mamelang Memela

Climate Justice Program Associate

An international student from South Africa who graduated from Lewis and Clark College in 2020, Mamelang obtained a degree in Environmental Studies and French while working with CSE’s Climate Justice Program on forests, fossil fuel infrastructure, and grassroots outreach. Her topics of interest include conservation, environmental justice and international environmental policy.

After completing her time with CSE, Mamelang plans to continue her studies and return to Paris to obtain a master's degree in Environmental Policy with a focus on sustainability in business development. When she is not working and studying she enjoys exploring Portland using Trimet and venturing out into the varying microclimates of the Pacific Northwest.