Pendo is an international professional and a program strategist and facilitator at DIP-CO, focused on training children and the youth on improving their social skills. She is also completing her MA International Relations degree in Peace and Conflict Studies at USIU-Africa. Pendo has also completed a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Administration, specializing in marketing. Her passion for the environment began when she joined a sustainability advocacy group while in High School. Through that, her passion has been to ensure that positive peace is achieved through activities that foster environmental conservation. Pendo enjoys her time by giving back to society as a mentor in Akili Dada to help young girls achieve their career goals. She is also very passionate about working with young people to finding solutions that align to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.