Elisabeth Mekougou Obama is a Cameroonian. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Earth Sciences at the University of Yaoundé I. She started her career with Caritas Cameroon in Douala as the Women Socio-Economic & Women Rights Empowerment Program Manager. She enrolled in an international course for human rights educators and defenders in Montreal, professional training in social sciences related to NGO & project management at the University of Ouaga II, gender training course at the Gender Department of Graduate Institute of Geneva. She has equally been strengthened by the US Women Lead Institute on designing training curricula and facilitation. In addition, she benefited from more than 30 workshops that developed her skills in various domains. She has worked with the International Rescue Committee as the Technical Assistance to the Central Africa Republic (CAR) Ministry of Gender. Currently, she is the Women Protection and Empowerment Coordinator at IRC-CAR. Elisabeth has provided psychosocial support to 1300 women, built several women-safe structures, and provided economic support to 160 women groups.