Bellagio Residency: February 2022
Project: “Supporting Women Entrepreneurs”
Josiane Sylvie Mbakop Noukeu is a member of the UNCDF Advisory Panel on Women and Financial Inclusion, and a former LEAD International Fellow and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow. As a board member of several civil society organizations in Cameroon, she used her time at Bellagio (February 2022) to work on creating the Cameroon Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Center. The Center is designed to empower women and young entrepreneurs through start-up developments. It also provides access to daycare facilities. Noukeu currently works as an international consultant to partners including USAID and UNDP.