The Mail & Guardian (M&G) has announced their 2020 list of 200 Young South Africans, the young innovators who are already changing our world. Over 30 members of the University of Cape Town (UCT) community are on this year’s honour roll. Amongst these are four graduates of UCT Law.
Congratulations to these members of the UCT Law community - students and alumni - for this great achievement!
Thamsanqa Malusi (28) is an associate attorney at food safety law firm Marler Clark in Seattle. He graduated with an LLB and a BSocSci from UCT.
Thando Gumede (27) is a master’s student at UCT, specialising in human rights law and social justice. She is also the creator behind M-Teto, an app that addresses problems related to gender-based violence at schools.
Sally Gandar (36) is a UCT law graduate and now the head of advocacy and a legal advisor at the Scalabrini Centre. The organisation focuses on the integration of migrants, refugees and South Africans into local society.
Chaeli Mycroft (25) is a renowned ability activist and completed her MPhil in human rights law at UCT, and is now embarking on her PhD at the Faculty. Among her many accolades is the International Children’s Peace Prize, the World of Children Youth Award and the honour of being the first recipient of the Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism.