Elisa Novoa is shown head and shoulders. She wears a blue and white dress and is standing against a blue background.

Elisa Novoa (Colombia)

Youth Engagement Coordinator, CIVICUS
Elisa is a young community organiser from Colombia leading CIVICUS’ youth workstream since 2016. She coordinates all the engagement opportunities for young members within CIVICUS and advocates for meaningful youth participation in civil society across the globe. Her priority is to share the learnings of CIVICUS Youth with intergenerational platforms of civil society and showcase the valuable contributions young people bring to the sustainability, relevance, and efficiency of the civil society sector. Recently, Elisa has been dedicated to co-designing and coordinating alternative resourcing mechanisms for youth-led organisations and young activists working across the world