Simone Toussi is CIPESA’s Francophone/Central Africa Project Officer. a strategic communication’s specialist and consultant, with experience in international organizations, NGOs and the private sector. She holds a BA in Modern letters and a MA in Strategies with a major in Advertising from the University of Yaounde 1 (Cameroon), a MA in Development Studies with a major in Media and Communication, from Senghor University of Alexandria (Egypt). She has worked in Canada, Eastern Europe, and Africa. She joined the CIPESA Fellowship program as Researcher on ICT, democracy and human rights in Francophone/Central Africa.