Bilen Fraye is the Liaison Manager for AFRICSIS. Her focus is in strengthening stakeholder engagement and expanding the organization's fundraising activities. In addition to her work with us, she is the Program Development and Grant Manager for African Coalition in Los Angeles.
Prior to joining AFRICSIS, Ms. Fraye served in various project management and capacity building roles with International non-governmental organizations in Botswana, Swaziland, and Mozambique. She is a dedicated professional with a successful career in managing social development projects and programs. She also makes significant contributions to humanitarian assistance projects, public health, education, and mine action efforts.
She holds an MPA in International Management from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a B.A in International Relations and African Studies from the University of California, Davis. She is a polyglot, fluent in French, Amharic, Tigrigna, and basic Portuguese communication skills.