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Lisette Meulman

Lisette Meulman

Young Expert at Delphy - Uganda
YEP period 2021 - 2023, batch 24

YEP Role

In order to strengthen efficiency and cooperation within East African potato and avocado value-chains, I have a management position with a focus on stake-and shareholder management, communication, organization, and planning, with an eye for multicultural and multi-lingual projects and business management.

Skills

  • Practical and theoretical understanding of Sub-Saharan African societies
  • Project management and a problem-solving mentality
  • Stake-and shareholder management
  • An independent worker and also a team-player
  • Entrepreneurial and innovative
  • Assertive and not afraid of a challenge
  • Multi-lingual: Dutch, English, Kiswahili, Kinyarwanda

 

Background

  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Education: BA African Studies with a focus on Anthropology, and International Development & Global Challenges.

 

Experience before YEP

2019 – 2021 Project Manager SDGP Increased Potato Value Chain Efficiency in the Great Lakes Region for Delphy in Rwanda

2017 – 2019 Ambassador for African Studies, Asian Studies and Latin-American Studies at Leiden University

2017 – 2018 Online content creator for African Countries at JoHo foundation

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Organisation: Delphy
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