Shyline Manyanga is a co- founder of Grow a Tree Foundation and the Director Adaptation and Mitigation for the Foundation. She has many years of experience in public sector management, project management, policy development and analysis. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Sector Management specializing in corporate governance, and a BAs degree in Peace and Conflict Studies with a minor in Development Studies. She has special interests in community resilience and development with a particular focus on gender and climate change. Shyline Manyanga has a strong passion for sustainability issues and has a vision of transforming African communities through climate smart interventions and sustainable environmental practices.