Featured Changemaker

Crispine Ngena

Democratic Republic of the Congo

As a feminist and environmental activist in Africa, Crispine Ngena works with women, young girls and indigenous communities to build egalitarian communities for a better future, challenge existing harmful cultural norms and practices and replacing them with new ones for change. Her simple ask? Close the sustainable development gap.

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In her words

Feminism means...

“Feminism for me is a movement of women and men who fight to destroy the notion of the power, which is traditionally attached to men, giving women and girls equal access to leadership.” - Crispine Ngena