Ella Bella is a Masters Graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand having received her Masters Degree in Dramatic Arts and Education. Ella Bella is the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Youth Ambassador for Southern Africa, the founder of Generation Earth and the educational officer of the Miss Earth South Africa leadership programme. Generation Earth is South Africanbased youth-driven environmental group initiating change from grassroots levels by the youth for the benefit of future generations and industries.
Having met some of the world’s most iconic individuals, like Nelson Mandela and Wangari Maathai, members of the royal family; HRH Prince Edward: the Earl of Wessex and HRH Princess Caroline of Hanova, Monaco and her son HRH Prince Andrea to celebrities like Will Smith, Pharrell Williams, Lady Gaga, Jamie Fox, Emma Watson, Don Cheadle and Forest Whitaker, Ella Bella says she wants to meet many more influential people as, “this is a platform to share what we as the children of Africa are accomplishing.” After being named one of the Mail and Guardian’s Most Influential Young People of 2012, Ella Bella, as the founder of Generation Earth, was awarded the The Sudley Adams Memorial Award at the Mail and Guardian’s Greening the Future awards. Ella Bella has been recognised for her role in driving sustainability and citizenship among the youth, both in Africa and in the world Ella Bella’s energy in inspiring people towards living a greener life is infectious. As one of the Al Gore Climate Reality International Leaders she aspires to educate and get the messages of Climate Change out to young people who she believes will be the agents of change in years to come. Ella
Bella’s primary objective is to establish Generation Earth Councils across world; a platform where the youth can share their passion and join the revolution and Be The Change, The World Seeks!.