Berenice Andofughi Ayong graduated from the University of Buea, Southwest Region, Cameroon with a double Major in Gender and Law. She also holds a diploma in Project Management from the Pan-African Institute for Development West Africa (PAID-WA). She is an Alumni and pioneering member of the Cameroon cohort of the Young African leaders’ initiative – YALI of the Regional Leadership Centre (RLC) Accra, Ghana which is under the auspices of President Barack Obama. Her interests are in women rights and female reproductive health. she has been actively involved in community outreach and sensitization projects alongside partner organisations on issues around these interests.