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Ragnanguenewinde Frederic Compaore
Field of Study: Business
Country: Burkina Faso
Leadership Institute: Drake University
Frédéric Compaoré, an engineer specializing in environmental and water management issues, is a Ph.D. candidate in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in his native Burkina Faso, with emphasis on schistosomiasis and other water-related diseases. Since 2014, he has managed his own business, Sustainable Development Artisan, offering sanitation and public health services as well as environmental risk assessment. A 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow, Frédéric is a member of several organizations, including Youth Network for Integration in Africa, Lions’ Club Ouagadougou Esperance, Ancient Troops Children Association, and National Coordination of Youth for Environment and Climate. Through these organizations, Frederic works to promote tolerance, environmental protection, health education, and sustainable development.