Mrs Bénoudji Colette has a Master’s degree in science of education from the University Lumière Lyon, France. Founder of Lead Tchad organization in Chad, Colette and her team are tackling Climate change with local communities, youth and mothers organizations by running local initiatives project as adult ecological literacy with solar stoves, research, and capacity building. For the last five years Lead Chad has been implementing, Girls Education Project in partnership with AED/USAID and understand the link between the vulnerability created by a lack of education and increasing climate change vulnerability. She has extensive professional experience in the field of development, human resources management and training. Colette has worked with International organizations such as UNICEF (Children’s United Nations Funds), USAID (United States Agency for International Development) and worked for over 15 years in the Basic Education Project funded by the German Technical Cooperation, GTZ in Chad. She is a graduate fellow from the program Lead Africa.
A group of women leaders and gender experts from across regions discuss ongoing challenges and opportunities to implement and scale-up gender-responsive climate policy.