Floriane is the Founder of NCV and serves as its Executive Director. A native of Rwanda, she has lived in the US since 1988. Before moving to the US, Floriane attended school in Belgium; worked as a
radio broadcaster in her native country; served as a bilingual executive assistant for UNDP and UNICEF; and worked as an English teacher at the American Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda. In the US, she has worked for Pillsbury (now General Mills); the US Embassy in West Africa; 3M; St. Jude Medical; St. Paul Companies and RBC Dain Rauscher. Floriane has a master’s degree in counseling psychology which is useful in her ongoing work as executive director of NCV. Floriane is fluent in Kinyarwanda, French and English and proficient in Swahili. She maintains strong relationships in Rwanda and makes frequent visits on behalf of NCV. Her background, relationships and familiarity with the issues and people is vital to the work of NCV.
Kim is a licensed architect who owns her own firm in Aspen, Colorado. She is NCV’s pro-bono architect, providing countless hours of consultation. She has worked passionately to refine the plans for the
village and coordinates the work with the NCV’s Rwandan architect. She has traveled numerous times to Rwanda to review and advise work at the village site. She is a tireless supporter of the organization and dedicated board member.