Armelle Agbahoungba

Field of Study: Civic Engagement

Cohort: 2016

Country: Benin

Leadership Institute: Appalachian State University

Natacha Agbahoungba has more than nine years of experience in community management and social entrepreneurship. Currently, Natacha is chief executive officer of Moringa Social Venture, a social company that promotes healthy lifestyles through highly nutrient-enriched plants. She is also active in the Benin Young African Leaders Initiative Alumni Association, where she is volunteer project director for the SHE’s GREAT project and other projects serving communities. Natacha holds a master’s degree in American Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication. A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow, she envisions a world with equal opportunity for malnourished children and economic empowerment for women. Natacha credits the Fellowship with helping her change her life vision and reshape her professional path toward meeting that vision.