Marie Kagaju Laugharn currently serves as co-facilitator of DPMI-Rwanda and was a member of the Seeds of Empowerment at Stanford University’s School of Education. This project is dedicated to adapting technological advances for international development.
Previously, she worked as a Political Affairs Officer at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons at The Hague, Netherlands. At the United Nations Development Programme in Mali, Kenya, Central African Republic, and Rwanda, Laugharn managed projects on HIV/AIDS, governance, elections, and peace-building.
Marie Kagaju Laugharn received her M.A. in English from the Université Nationale du Rwanda and studied Economics at Lycée Notre Dame de Citeaux in Kigali, Rwanda. She serves on the Santa Cruz County Women’s Commission and is a board member for the Ihangane Project in Rwanda.