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Cait Graaf
Strategy & Engagement Manager, Imagine Scholar
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Joined November 2018
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About me

South African - USA citizen interested in the influence of tourism on social and economic equity in southern African protected areas.

Senior Lead, Global Activations, Impact Travel Alliance (NYC)
Strategy & Engagement Manager, Imagine Scholar (South Africa)
Instructor - Community Development, Foundations in Sustainable Development, GVI (Cape Town)

Interests: Political ecology, critical geography, neocolonialism and power, tourism for development, education and skills development, wellbeing and socio-economic equality, qualitative research.

MA, Tourism, Environment & Development, King's College London
Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy, Harvard Business School Online
BA, Environmental Management, University of South Africa

IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Tourism and Protected Areas (TAPAS) specialist working group member
Research Fellow, African Wildlife Economy Institute at Stellenbosch University

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