30 years have passed since world leaders adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Many alumni from the Global Campus Alumni network dedicated their professional lives to transform children’s lives around the world.

Meet Melanie Smuts, an alumna from 2012 on the Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa a programme and the Founder and Board Chair of Streetlight Schools. Streetlight Schools is an organisation in South Africa that focuses on starting primary schools in under-resourced areas using an innovative model that incorporates global best education practice into a local context.