Virginie Akimana


Educator, Community Interpreter

Virginie Akimana is from Rwanda. She is currently an ESOL Instructor at Portland Adult Education and a Community Interpreter. Virginie is a Bachelors’ degree holder in English-Literature with Education. She holds an MBA-IB (International Business) with specialization in Marketing Management. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCLTHE). Virginie holds an Executive Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Policy and Trade Law.

From 2009 t0 2018 she taught Communication Skills of English, Marketing Management and other Business related courses at the University of Rwanda. Since 2017, Virginie was an Acting Manager of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network in the Great Lakes region (UN SDSN GL) among other administrative responsibilities. Virginie’s favorite color is green. She loves reading and traveling.


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