Mrs Cécile Ndjebet is an Agronomist and Social Forester by profession and gender specialist and Women Leadership trainer and adviser. With 34 year of field experience, Cécile has an extensive experience on gender mainstreaming and women’s rights in policies, mechanisms, programs, initiatives and processes related to natural resources management: Gender and tenure, gender and REDD+ and gender and climate change. She started her professional career as a Cameroonian Civil servant, joined the civil society Organizations, and founded a national NGO Cameroon Ecology in 2000 and has been advocating for community rights – including rural and Indigenous women - to forests, land and natural resources.