Carolin Gomulia has developed her expertise in the field of social capital theory and practice. She is a citizen of the world rooted in South Africa, passionate about social change and networks. She worked at the Western Cape Provincial Department of the Premier dealing with the design and implementation of the Social Transformation Programme to address socio-economic development in the 27 poorest communities in the Western Cape. In 2010, she was appointed by the IJR to establish and manage the Strategy and Communications Unit and has since then led the IJR in the fields of strategy, fundraising, communications, public and media relations, as well as internal communication, knowledge and information management. Carolin has a Masters degree in Development Studies, and in Development Management. She completed the certificate course in Business Analysis in 2014.