Natasha Pecious Sakala
President, Zambia Institute of Planners Student Chapter
Natasha is a young passionate Zambian championing for youth empowerment, women empowerment, environmental care and civic engagement. She is a 4th year Urban and Regional Planning student at the Copperbelt University. For 6 years now, she has served as a Climate Ambassador at UNICEF and this has resulted in her engage on public platforms advocating on climate change and mitigation measures. She is also a member of the Network for Community Resource Governance. Being female has never stopped her from being the leader she is destined to be, she is the current Secretary General of the Zambia Institute of Planners Student Chapter and the first female Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of the Copperbelt University. Other positions served in previous years are University Board of Studies Representative, Publicity Secretary, Council Representative and Committee Member. To continue growing her leadership qualities and will for service by being part of the change needed at all levels of society, she is currently as President for the Zambia Institute of Planners Student Chapter (ZIP-SC).