Litha Maqungo is a fifteen year old environmental activist who's a Consider Us ambassador and 50|50 youth presenter. Having attended COP15 at the age of 13 and represented the youth in a room of influential decision makers in Copenhagen. She later went on to have lunch at the president's house, attend COP17 and come up with the idea to have well-known group Freshlyground re-write their hit song 'Doo be Doo' for COP17. She believes the youth are the future of Africa and it's time we all come together for change.
Litha's talk at TEDxYouth@CapeTown:
Connecting for Change
We're all connected not only as Africans but as individuals all over the world. In order for us to achieve change and sustainable development in Africa we need to use our connectivity. I'll be talking about how I've seen connectivity in action in Copenhagen and also in my work as a 50|50 presenter. I'll also be talking about how connectivity is the tipping point for every big idea. It's time for change to become a global phenomenon.