Claudine Enduma is pursuing her Master of Arts (urban and regional planning) at the University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP SURP). She has chosen to specialise in environment planning, recognising the vulnerabilities her nation is exposed to due to the challenges of climate change. She is an aspiring urban planner with sustainable development and resilience as her main advocacies.
She has professional experience in managing partnerships and project coordination in the field of public service. She previously worked at the Office of the President and volunteered in participatory planning activities for the informal settlements in the Philippines and Indonesia. With her passion to lead and be of service to her community, she has been a member of several student organisations in the university, for example UP Planners Organization (UP Plano) and UP Red Cross Youth (UP RCY).
Her most recent engagements include leading multi-disciplinary groups to create projects which aim to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She presented at the Knowledge Fair One in the Sustainable Development Goals in Action Student Challenge at York University, proposing a project to support a local community to promote SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.