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Who we are

From founding and leading prominent civil society organizations to managing global multi-country programs, we have worked directly across a wide range of contexts, issues, and methodologies in Latin America and Africa, and on some of the most exciting emerging urban initiatives.

Marcela Guerrero Casas

Marcela was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and has lived and worked in South Africa since 2006. Marcela is a co-founder and former managing director at Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT). She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Council on Mobility. 


Marcela holds a Masters in Public Administration and International Affairs from Syracuse University and has worked in policy and advocacy for over a decade. Marcela worked as programme lead at the Western Cape Economic Development Partnership (EDP).

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Dustin Kramer

Dustin was awarded a global fellowship by the Social Change Initiative, Belfast, worked as a full-time international advocacy consultant for the International Budget Partnership in Washington D.C., and until 2017 led one of South Africa's foremost social movements, the Social Justice Coalition. 

Dustin holds an MPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) from the University of Cape Town.

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