Valentina Ndibalema joined the GICHD in September 2017. As Digital Media and Communications, her duties include reviewing website pages for accuracy and ensuring that content is up to date, drafting and posting online content for the web and our social media platforms, creating videos for our events and Youtube channel and providing support for the development and maintenance of digital tools.
Since November 2019, for an interim period, she oversees the websites CMS and contributes to growing the Centre's online presence by coordinating and advising on new communication channels and tools, including mobile applications and virtual reality experiences, animations, and learning management systems.
She previously served as Junior Communications Officer in the External Relations & Policy Division for one year.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Valentina worked for broadcasting stations in China and the United States of America researching, writing and editing stories for the web & television. In Switzerland, she has assisted with the implementation of the Corporate Communications strategy & handling of the social media platforms at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the communications for the Product & Brand Protection business unit at SICPA.
Valentina holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Broadcast Journalism and African Studies from the Pennsylvania State University.