Jabulile Mzimela

Sustainability intern

Jabulile has a BSc Honours Degree in Environmental Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is currently completing her MSc Degree in Environmental Science. Her research interests include women and climate change adaptation within the rural context, the use of participatory rural appraisal methods and understanding past and future climate trends. 

Prior to joining Urban Earth Jabulile worked at the University of KwaZulu-Natal as a demonstrator, tutor and recently a contract lecturer. These positions developed her facilitation, teaching, and research skills. She has also worked in retail as a sales consultant, where she gained valuable customer and communication skills. 

Jabulile has a special interest in climate change adaptation and mitigation, rural development, and women empowerment. A further interest for Jabulile is communicating climate change information in the form of presentations and conducting participatory rural appraisal. 

Outside of work, Jabulile enjoys reading fiction books. Other personal interests include performing arts.