Kapenanghutjiua Vetira, 28, Windhoek – Appalachian State University, Civic Leadership

A dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher by profession, Kapena, as she is affectionately known, is the Founder and Director of Children of Namibia (ChiNamibia) Arts Education for Development, which is an organization that educates, empowers, and develops children and young people through arts and culture.

ChiNamibia gives a voice to children and young people to air their views on issues affecting them through drama, music, visual arts, and dance.

Kapena holds a three year Diploma in African Performing Arts.