Dina Cirillo

2019 Mandela Washington Fellow, South Sudan

YALI Voices Podcast: Dina Cirillo on Protecting the Rights of Women and Girls in South Sudan

Sometimes you will not see the change immediately, but one day, you will see that you have really made something.”

Dina Peter Cirillo, 2019 Fellowship Alumna

2019 Fellowship Alumna Dina Peter Cirillo is a defense attorney protecting the rights of women and girls in South Sudan. She leads the girl child committee and focuses on girls’ education by facilitating the distribution of sanitary pads and providing inspirational talks to encourage girls’ persistence in school. In this YALI Voices podcast, she encourages other young leaders to be ambitious.

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