Monette van Zyl, is an educationalist working at STADIO Higher Education's School of Media and Design as a Lecturer and Academic Manager. Graphic design and sustainability are her core interests and disciplines. Monette works in academics and freelances in the field of graphic design. For the past 24 years, she has had the privilege to work in both a creative business setting and a creative educational environment. “It's amazing to teach in this industry since I learn new things every day and get to engage with young people who are always up on the latest trends”.