Mialy joined the PATRIP Foundation in August 2022 and holds the position of Programme Manager in the West Africa Region. She studied Environmental Sciences such as Ecology, Geology, Soil depollution and Hydrogeology and holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Technology from the University of Poitiers, France.
Prior to PATRIP Foundation, she worked as Programme Manager, especially as Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Expert within the German Bank of Development – KfW, in Burkina Faso and Benin, for over eight years. Her position as Partnership Development Director at the Ministry of Water in Madagascar has given her the possibility to work closely with stakeholders in the sector at all levels, institutional and non-governmental. She also had the opportunity to attend conferences and workshops worldwide in WaSH, Climate Change, Integrated Water Resources Management, Environmental awareness. Furthermore, she was elected to represent the francophone African countries within the steering committee of the partnership coalition “Sanitation and Water for All, SWA”. She brings more than ten years of experience to the PATRIP Team.