Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Flavia Umulisa

SHE-CAN Scholar: Flavia Umulisa

Flavia Umulisa graduated from Lafayette College with a degree in international affairs and then procured a Master’s degree in International Affairs (Global Gender Policy and Development Studies) from George Washington University. Flavia now works in Gender and Security for The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations.

She spent the fall of her senior year at Lafayette interning with the Permanent Mission of Rwanda to the United Nations in New York. Flavia spent her summer break in 2016 interning with the Solidarity Center, a global labor rights organization based in Washington D.C. During the summer of 2015, Flavia interned with Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development for Rwanda, which is the Rwandan affiliate of the African Entrepreneur Collective. Flavia was selected to travel to Madagascar in fall 2014 as part of the Lafayette Initiative for Malagasy Education (LIME), where she helped students apply for scholarships to attend U.S. colleges. After graduation, Flavia interned as a Trade Specialist at Kountable, a multinational technology and trading company before starting her Master’s program.

Flavia was raised in Rwanda by relatives, and is a proud graduate of Lycee De Kigali.

Click here to view Flavia’s LinkedIn profile.

Flavia Umulisa

Academic Major

International Affairs
Class of 2017

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