Stéphanie Truillé-Baurens (third from the left) posing with all project partners at the launch of AfricaConnect3 in November 2019.
After six years of contributing to AfricaConnect project and Africa’s digital transformation, the project’s International Cooperation Officer at DG INTPA, Stéphanie Truillé-Baurens, is pursuing the next chapter of her career.
Stéphanie’s enthusiasm and drive for the development of National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) all across the African continent has been very impactful during her time with AfricaConnect3. Her solid experience in working with community-driven organizations has been of great inspiration for all project partners throughout the years.
“There is nothing stronger than human networks and that they are more important than ever if we are to address the global challenges we face.” Stéphanie Truillé-Baurens, International Cooperation Officer, DG INTPA
For the occasion, AC3 has interviewed Stéphanie to gain some insights into what it meant to her to be working side by side with African educators and technologists with the purpose of unlocking the potential of the continent. All her colleagues at ASREN, the UbuntuNet Alliance, WACREN and GÉANT are deeply thankful to Stéphanie for her dedication and crucial contributions to the field.