The ILO-WED team

Organizational description | 12 September 2019

Charleine Mbuyi-Lusamba, Technical Officer
Charleine is a technical officer to ILO-WED Programme since 2015. She supports the implementation of the ILO strategy on promoting women's entrepreneurship development through programme coordination, knowledge generation, partnership building and technical assistance to field initiatives in several countries, with a special interest in fragile States. Before taking up her current responsibilities, Charleine worked at the ILO’s Employment Department on enabling mechanisms supporting transitions from the informal to the formal economy. She also worked with the African Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme on community recovery programmes in conflict-affected areas. Charleine speaks English and French and holds an advanced Master’s degree from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.

Junior Programme Officer ILO-WED
Adriana is the Junior Programme Officer for ILO-WED and supports development cooperation projects, partnership building and communication. Prior to joining ILO-WED, Adriana worked with the Green Jobs Programme and the Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises Team at the ILO. She has experience working in the areas of gender, sustainability, and migration including with WBCSD, IOM and WECAN International. She holds a M.A. in Sustainable Development from IHEID in Geneva, where her thesis focused on the gendered implications of climate change for the vulnerability and resilience of smallholder farmers, and a B.A. Honours in International Development Studies and Environment and Resource Studies from Trent University in Canada. She is a national from Honduras and is fluent in Spanish and English.


Other team members working on WED and KAB related topics:

Merten Sievers

The ILO-WED Programme also wishes to thank past interns for their support and contribution:

  • Mathilde Hebert
  • Elyssa Majed
  • Lourdes Toledo
  • Bahar Ucar
  • Sara Cavallo
  • Ludmilla Azo
  • Guillaume Baillargeon
  • Andrea Bocanegra
  • Charles Cauchon