Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Noella Ingabire

SHE-CAN Scholar: Noella Ingabire

Noella Ingabire graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Economics & East Asian Languages and Cultures – Korean track. In 2021, she worked at the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global International Cooperation in Seoul, South Korea, an organization that focuses on exploring effective and lasting solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Now, Noella works at One Acre Fund Rwanda supplying smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow more food and earn more money.

At Wellesley, Noella was a proud member of the Wellesley African Students’ Association (WASA) and the East Asian Language and Culture community. She was also a Student Office Assistant in the East Asian Language and Culture Department and a Student Tour Guide. Prior to her time at Wellesley, Noella worked with Sustainable Harvest in Rwanda, a company that focuses on sustainable coffee production, and has held the position of Assistant to the Chair of the Quality Improvement Center at the University of Rwanda.

Before she joined SHE-CAN and came to the U.S., Noella was a student at Lycee Notre Dame de Citeaux, one of the most respected schools in Rwanda. She was an active member of the school’s debate club and had the opportunity to participate in the iDebate competition. Noella also founded a Francophonie Club, dedicated to promoting and nurturing awareness of French culture and language through weekly meetings, activities, and events.

Noella Ingabire

Academic Major

Economics, East Asian Languages and Cultures -- Korean Track
Class of 2022

Mentor Team

Stacey Cooper, General Manager, International Business, Torani
Melanie Dulbecco, CEO, Torani
Cindy Eckart, VP R+D/Product Innovation, Torani
Lisa Lucheta, Principal, Torani
Vina Verman, Account Executive, Red Bay Coffee
Catriona Wiley, VP, People & Culture, Torani