Jihane Cherif

Field of Study: Civic Engagement

Cohort: 2021

Country: Guinea

Leadership Institute: Kansas State University

Jihane Cherif has more than three years of experience in accounting and finance. She is passionate about using her voice to participate in awareness campaigns on sexual and reproductive health and education issues. She is the 2020 national public speaking champion of a competition organized by JCI Guinea. Jihane is currently coproducing Let's Talk, a talk show that serves as a discussion platform for young people and raises awareness of social issues. She holds a master's degree in Business Administration. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Jihane intends to be very active in the social and political environment in Guinea and to engage in projects that aim to improve the Guinean educational system.