Estherine Lisinge-Fotabong is the Director of Programme Implementation and Coordination at the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD Agency). In May 2014 and July 2016, she received Honorary Awards from the Governments of Ethiopia (2014) Cameroon (2016), for her passion, dedication and leadership towards advancing equality and empowerment of African women. Mrs Fotabong also received special recognition in 2015 by Top Women in Business & Government.
With a Master’s Degree in Law and in International Affairs, Mrs Fotabong has served on several panels and international steering committees for various projects. Through these processes and in the various capacities in which she served, she has made significant contribution to policy development and implementation at international, regional and national levels