Rachad Bani Samari is a Programme Associate under the Media and Good Governance Programme. Prior to joining the MFWA, Rachad was part of the Next Generation Internship Programme (NGIP) at the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) under the Capacity Development Unit. At WACSI, Rachad worked on a number of capacity strengthening projects including one on leveraging technology for development project.
Rachad, who is from Benin, holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Ghana Institute of Languages where he graduated as the overall best student in interpretation and Arabic. Rachad is a fellow of the 2018 edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF). He speaks French, English and Arabic.