Mirabel Ngong

Location: Bamenda, Cameroon
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2015

Mirabel is a communications professional and feminist advocate with three years' experience in the civil society. She has reached out to more than 400 women in the North West Region of Cameroon, strengthening leadership skills and boosting their political confidence. She also uses radio drama over community radio stations to advocates for the education of teenage single mothers. Currently, Mirabel is a project manager for World Vision for Education and Development (WVED) where she focuses on equipping youth with leadership and business skills, encouraging girls in the fields of science, and promoting developmental priorities that address self-reliant skills. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from National Polytechnic Bamenda in Cameroon, where she also took courses in gender studies. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, she will continue to work with youth and women to build their leadership capacities and promote self-reliance.

Blog Entries

Impact Young Women for a Change initiative hosted in Bamenda

Bamenda, Cameroon — 21 young women have benefited from a 2 days practical training organized by World Vision for Education and Development in Bamenda to equip them with income generating skills in commercial gardening, event planning and making of event cakes. This initiative dubbed “Impact Young Women for a change”, was […]

August 15th, 2016|Mirabel Ngong, News|0 Comments

Mirabel Ngong – Presidential Precinct YALI Video Blog

Mirabel is a 2015 Mandela Washington Fellow who is passionate about gender rights, specifically keeping young girls in school. “Being part of the Presidential Precinct is a strong backbone for all of our initiatives and also lifetime support for our initiatives that we’re carrying back to Africa.”

August 21st, 2015|Blog, Mirabel Ngong|0 Comments