Chanelle Mulopo is a Public Health Scientist/Environmental Psychologist who specialises in the health impact of how communities interact with their environment. Her interests include issues such as access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH specialist). She specializes in Behavioural Change Interventions in WASH, diffusion of innovations, as well as nudging to bring about behavioural change in poor-resource settings in developing countries. Other interests include early childhood development where she investigates the impact of poor access to water and sanitation and hygiene on early childhood development (children below the age of 5) in developing countries.
She is a member of the International Water Association (IWA), Water institute of Southern Africa (WISA) and Young Water Professionals (YWP) were she is currently serving as the coordination lead on the South African Young Water Professionals National Committee.
Ms. Mulopo has an Honours Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion and currently pursuing a PhD in Public health.