An illustrated portrait of Virginie Niyizigama

Virginie Niyizigama

Virginie is the co-founder and national coordinator of Faith in Action. She holds degrees in electro-mechanics engineering and leadership and administration. After working as a high school teacher for 10 years, Virginie worked for a relief organization for seven years in positions such as administration, human resources, and rehabilitation program manager. Virginie has been awarded certificates in trauma healing, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution by CORAT AFRICA. Her passion has always been seeing equity among people, the right of everyone to be respected without discrimination.