The YAWC Network Council has appointed Ms. Rosaline Akweba Obah as President of the
Young African Women Congress (YAWC) Network, Cameroon Chapter for the next two years. This
appointment is in accordance with Article 16(1b) of the YAWC Network Constitution which
states that “The President and the Vice President shall be appointed by the YAWC Network
Council”. Ms. Obah has been leading the country’s Chapter of the Network in an acting
capacity since January 14, 2020.
Rosaline is a leading communication for change professional, peace activist and a Journalist
with a combined education and work experience of over 15 years within the global system
through engagement in strategic communication for the total development of the human
person and the society.
She is a trained and certified peace and dialogue crusader, recipient of several Peace
Journalism Awards. She has spent several years developing her capacity and work
experience on community paralegal aid, youth advocacy, law and citizenship education as
well as human rights issues. She has a great passion to promote human rights and the rule of
law especially in favour of the marginalized and vulnerable people.
She is a columnist and features in about fifteen national and international newspapers and
She holds a Bachelor of Science (Bsc) Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a
Minor in Women and Gender Studies from University of Buae, Cameroon.
Ms. Violet Nyebe Mongidorn, an Assistant Gender Officer at the Centre for Human Rights
and Democracy in Africa, Cameroon has been appointed as Vice President for the
Cameroonian Chapter of the Network to assist the President in the discharge of her duties.