As a Project Assistant with Bean Group Global, Belise provides support in business development processes, communications, and developing partnerships with people and organizations worldwide. Prior to joining Bean Group Global, Belise interned at HP, Boeing, and CUTS International. She is passionate about research, economic development, and business analytics. Her academic and professional interests and experiences revolve around ways in which innovation, design thinking, international trade, and aviation can contribute to economic development in sub-Saharan contexts.
Originally from Rwanda, Belise speaks Kinyarwanda, conversational Swahili and some French.
Belise holds a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics from Smith College.
Publications, Presentations, and Accomplishments:
- Bwiza, Belise (2019), Comprehensive Review of the East African Community (EAC) Common External Tariff: What are the Salient Issues?, CUTS International
- In 2019, Belise participated in the COSTCO ‘Journeys Symposium’ on a panel discussing the role of women mentorship and solidarity in the workplace
- In 2014, Belise was featured in Women of the year (Rwanda) https://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/read/184174
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