The Rwanda Girls Initiative Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Atete Rugege, as Head of School, succeeding Alain Munyaburanga on June 1st.
The Board of Directors and Search Committee were unanimous in the decision and belief that Atete's experience, skills and leadership style make her the ideal person to honor the culture of GGAST with an eye toward the future.
Passionate about women and girls' empowerment, Atete has over 15 years of experience working in civil society and the private sector. Serving in different capacities including working to advance access to finance for micro, small and medium sized businesses. As a team member and consultant for the International Finance Corporation (IFC)/World Bank, Atete developed programming that fostered financial sector development in Rwanda and other Sub-Saharan African countries.