Yimga Tchakounte

Project Manager

Yimga Tchakounte has over 6 years of experience in civil society in refugee relief actions and youth engagement in civic education and democratic processes. With a firm background in Gender, Migration, and Refugee Studies, she has led many projects focusing on youth engagement in democratic and peace processes, reducing youth radicalization and violence. Currently, she is the Executive Director at the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA Cameroon), focusing on leveraging the potential of youth in civic development and humanitarian work and building resilience among youth leaders. She is committed to shaping the mindset of the youth, building resilience, and equipping them with the necessary skills to contribute to their communities’ development.