Rachel Stella Jenkins is [Co-founder and Coordinator of Ka’ssa. Ka’ssa is best described as an ongoing curiosity into ongoing urbanisation processes in Africa & across the globe. It is formed of a collective of urban professionals from diverse backgrounds, ranging from anthropology to architecture. We have a common interest in architecture and urbanisation engaging curiously and critically with the city and intersecting themes through various mediums.
Born in Mozambique, Rachel graduated from her undergraduate degree in Interior & Environmental design in Scotland (UK). Following a year where she worked in film & documentary in Mozambique, she completed her Masters at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands (2007). Graduating from the Man & Humanity department; Master in Humanitarian Design and Sustainable Style. Rachel's graduating thesis project focused on identity and globalisation in contemporary Africa.