Yostina Geleta

The Sustainable Development Goals Hub

Youth Participant

Born and raised in Ethiopia, immigrated to Canada 10 years ago. She is studying Environmental Science at the University of Calgary. She is currently interning at the Ecological Society of America in Washington, D.C. She is passionate about is the sixth SDG goal, Clean Water and Sanitation. As an Albertan, the accessibility of clean water is often not seen as a problem. However, not too far from the cities, various reserve lands in Alberta lack the proper infrastructure to obtain safe water. Thus, she is striving towards improving the most basic necessity of life for all Albertan.


In her spare time, she enjoys playing her saxophone and playing soccer.

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