Yvette is a passionate youth leadership enthusiast with an academic background in nutrition and food science, who has strategically transferred her skill set to the world of youth and volunteerism since she joined AIESEC in 2016. She has three and a half years of active participation in youth development and empowerment; tackling the Sustainable Development Goals towards economic empowerment. AIESEC is the largest youth-led organisation in the world and is present in over 120 countries and territories.
Currently, she is the Regional Manager for Business Development for Middle East and Africa (MEA), managing partnerships and working with organisations that partner with AIESEC in MEA. Prior to this, she served as the Country Director for AIESEC in Tanzania, where she spearheaded several innovation and leadership initiatives targeted at youth capacity building and empowerment.