Audrey MEBALEY is the Country Communication Manager in Gabon. She oversees all communication aspects for Arise IIP, Arise IS and Arise P&L entities in Gabon. Audrey is creative and passionate and has 15 years of professional experience in communication, marketing, public relations, development, and management of institutional, community and corporate projects. She holds a master’s degree in management and business development, from the University of Montpellier in France. Audrey volunteers with youth empowerment organizations and has been awarded several times as a young Africa’s thought leader. She has received among other recognitions the Mandela Washington distinction from the Young African Leaders Initiative, an initiative of President Barack OBAMA, given by the United States department of State, for her efforts in her various philanthropic activities to strengthen the African continent.