Julie Cissé

Coordinator, WLP Senegal/Groupe d'Initiatives pour le Progrès Social (GIPS/WAR)
Julie Cisse

Cissé (Senegal) is an organizational development specialist, women’s rights activist, and Coordinator for Groupe d'Initiatives pour le Progrès Social (GIPS/WAR) based in Thiès, Senegal. She has been strongly engaged with environmental and food security advocacy, in addition to her activism for women’s human rights and political participation. Cissé has served as the Technical Coordinator of the Senegal-based Thousand Gardens Project, and the National Coordinator of the Baye Dundee Program on agricultural sustainability. She is a member of the Senegal’s National Environmental and Sustainable Development Forum, Slow Food International, and Coalition for the Protection of African Genetic Heritage (COPAGEN).