The Young Catalyst
Countries: South Africa
SDGs: No Poverty, Good Health and Well-being, Quality Education, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Reduced Inequality, and Sustainable Cities and Communities
My experience at the assembly was a great learning opportunity on the Sustainable Development Goals. I was encouraged and inspired to do more here at home. My ambition as a YA ambassador is to spread more of the values of inclusion and friendship in this world.
Khanya Mkoto is a BSc Mathematical Statistics graduate and Analyst Model Developer for one of the top financial institutions in South Africa. He runs an organization called The Young Catalyst (www.theyoungcatalyst.co.za) which focuses on driving dialogue that creates positive change. He has been a part of numerous international conferences that are focused on promoting the work driven by the SDGs. As a young leader in the social development space, he is passionate about the SDGs which have a focus on inclusion, equal rights, good health and quality education for all, especially for the LGBT community. In the year 2018, he was selected as 1 of 100 Young Trailblazers by the National Youth Development Agency.