Sr. Project Development Manager
CSR Training Institute
Huguette is an expert in community engagement and economic development with extensive experience in sub-Saharan Africa. She combines industry experience with broad knowledge of African culture and politics. She is fluent in English, French, Lingala, and Swahili.
Huguette has worked with universities in eight African nations, engaging with students and professionals to establish CSR forums discussing industry best practices. She has also held various positions with multinational mining companies, developed her own school, and created a foundation that provides scholarships for elementary school students in the DRC.
She has over 8 years’ global experience in both planning and conducting qualitative and quantitative surveys in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Africa (including the Maghreb region).
Huguette holds a degree in International Business and Economics from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. Her current focus is on creating partnerships between governments and NGOs with company sustainable development projects; to leverage their experiences with corporate resources on the ground, in order to maximize benefits to stakeholders. In 2014, her expertise was recognized when she was invited to testify before Congress at a special session on the future of the DRC, and to attend the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC.