The Team

Caroline Rakus-Wojciechowski

Chief Partnership and Innovation Officer (CPIO) YSDC 2021: Pan-African Edition


Caroline Rakus-Wojciechowski is a graduate of Harvard Class of 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology. She is the CEO and founder of Make17Happen, a platform dedicated to optimizing partnerships and the advancement towards a sustainable future. Caroline was a delegate at the World Bank Group 2019 Youth Summit and attended the UNGA 74 Youth Climate Summit. She currently serves as Chairwoman & President of the United Nations Association Brooklyn Chapter Young Professionals (UNABrooklynYP). Caroline also serves as the Communications and Public Relations Chairwoman of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of NYC, is an En-Roads Climate Ambassador through Climate Interactive and also a Climate Reality Leader for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps.

She is also partnering with Zeven Agency to create a constructive dialogue in Ecuador focusing on gender equality in the context of corporate social responsibility. She actively participates in the International Association for Political Science Students (US & Canada), Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, Youth Lead, as well as Krav Maga Academy NYC.