Liana works as the Senior Program Officer at Segal Family Foundation based in Kigali, Rwanda. She manages due diligence on potential and current partners in Francophone Africa, builds SFF’s capacity support programming and leads Francophone portfolio investment strategies. Liana has over height years of international development experience, with a focus on East Africa and Australia where she completed her MA in International Community Development at Victoria University in Melbourne.
Liana is an AusAID scholarship Awardee, Global Health Corps, YALI Regional Program Alumni, and Mandela Washington Fellow. Before joining SFF, she worked as a consultant for International Development Studies in UK and Concern Worldwide in Burundi, where she was born and raised. Liana is focusing her career on research, development policies, non-profit and social enterprises management. She enjoys spending her free time mentoring young professional women, reading and travelling.