Marie Christina Kolo

2017 Fellowship Alumna, Madagascar

Breaking the Silence

This culture of domination is what we want to fight as eco-feminists.

Marie Christina Kolo, 2017 Fellowship Alumna, Madagascar

In her work as a climate activist, 2017 Fellowship Alumna and 2022 Leadership Impact Award winner Marie Christina Kolo wanted to be strong for her community. It wasn’t until she became a Mandela Washington Fellow that Marie Christine found the courage to get vulnerable, which allowed her to make a deeper impact.

Marie Christina recently shared her story with Voices of Exchange, a podcast that delivers unforgettable first-person stories from people transformed by international exchange. The podcast contains mentions of sexual violence that may be disturbing to some audiences.

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