Francine Nabintu is a Bilingual (Fluent: English and French) Gender Technical Advisor with significant academic and work experience focusing on Program Management and Global Health. Originally from Congo, Francine started her career in peacebuilding (with a focus on gender) in the Great Lakes region in East Africa, and since coming to the US she has continued her focus on violence prevention and support to youth peacebuilders. Francine has joined the Gbowee Peace Foundation-USA as the Program Manager. The Foundation supports grassroots organizations that increase girls’ access to education in West Africa. Mrs. Nabintu holds a Bachelors in Communications/Journalism from UCBC and a Masters in International Development Practice from Emory University.