Virginie is working as a Project Assistant, she is supporting both the Strategic Programme team and also the Africa Insight Desk, the consultancy branch of NABC providing market analysis and advising companies on African opportunities. She focusing on APD Mali a project fostering female’s entrepreneurship in Mali and on other projects based in Francophone Africa.
Virginie is finishing her master in Environmental and Resource Management focusing on Energy and Climate Change at the Vrije University. She has a Bachelor in International Relations and Organisations from Leiden University during which is also followed a minor in African Dynamics. Throughout her studies she got involved in various associations, for instance, she was the chair of Amnesty International Student Group in The Hague.
The professional goal of Virginie is to contribute to fostering sustainable development in Africa. She strongly believes in the potential in the continent and in the possibility of findings innovative solutions to improve livelihood while preserving the environment. She is an ambitious, open-minded and people-oriented person with a multi-cultural background.