Zonta International Foundation Board

MARGUERITE AKOSSI-MVONGO

MARGUERITE AKOSSI-MVONGO

Director
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
District 18

Marguerite is a researcher at Université-Félix-Houphouet-Boigny, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Her responsibilities include managing the psycho-technical unit and training counselors. She has publications on girl’s education and women’s careers in Africa and has given lectures. She has also worked as a human resources director for UNACOOPEC-CI (Micro-Finance Bank). Marguerite joined the Zonta Club of Abidjan in 1987. She has served as member of the International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Committee, governor, lieutenant governor and area director. She holds a master’s degree in psychology from Paris Descartes University and a master certificate from United States International University, Nairobi. Marguerite speaks French and English and understands German.  Her interests include dance, sports and reading. She has five children and one grandchild.