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Penelope is an international affairs and development analyst, with many years of experience in the non-profit sector. Based in Toronto, she currently works for an electoral technology company as Sales Projects Coordinator. In parallel, Penelope is the Director of Program with The Delian Project, an NGO whose mandate is to help jurisdictions implement positive change in the democratic voting process through the application of technology. Previously, she was communications and fundraising for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, and worked with the Clinton Foundation in Vancouver and New York. Born and raised in France, she earned a BA in international relations and political science from Tufts University in 2005, and a MA in international affairs with a focus on conflict and security from Sciences Po Paris in 2007.Penelope is also the founder and director of The Niapele Project, a grassroots NGO working in Liberia.

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Can a New Prime Minister Save the Central African Republic?

The political and security situation is exceedingly volatile

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An Elusive Peace for the Central African Republic

A Cease-fire agreement in the CAR has been shattered

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: What To Expect

The first ever US-Africa Summit takes place in DC next week

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Cease-Fire Agreement for CAR

Cautious optimism for this first step towards peace

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Peace Talks Kick Off for the Central African Republic

A rocky start to the negotiations

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France’s Gamble in the Sahel

France announced a major shift in its African operations

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