Vanessa is DG’s Regional Manager for West Africa, and oversees DG’s West Africa operations from our hub in Dakar. As the main coordinator for DG’s West Africa program portfolio, her responsibilities include conducting initial assessments and elaborating project guidelines based on clients’ real needs and available budget, monitoring and evaluating physical and financial project progress, and providing advisory services on technical and institutional aspects for a sustainable implementation of DG solutions at country level.
She is an experienced Project Manager on DG’s AMP having led AMP technical implementations across Africa, and also drives DG’s work on implementing extractives industry audit management systems in Nigeria. Vanessa also manages new and existing clients and partnerships in the region, and has been integral in building DG’s focus on the extractives industries.
Prior to DG, she worked as a Network Engineer with Orange, and as an Information Analyst with the World Bank. Ms. Sanchez holds a Master’s of Science in Telecommunications and Computers from the George Washington University, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Development Gateway travaille aussi dans les pays francophones d'Afrique et des Caraïbes depuis 2007. Nous mettons à profit notre expertise technique et développons des outils, des processus et des analyses multilingues personnalisés pour soutenir les efforts de nos partenaires à obtenir de meilleurs résultats dans plusieurs secteurs, notamment l'assistance au développement, l'agriculture, les industries extractives et la santé. Ce bulletin d'information revient sur la présence de DG dans les pays francophones.
DG has been implementing projects in French-speaking African and Caribbean countries since 2007. Here we highlight DG's ongoing work in Francophone countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
DG has been implementing projects in French-speaking African and Caribbean countries since 2007. We apply our technical expertise to develop multilingual customized tools, processes, and analyses to help our partners achieve results in various domains including development assistance, agriculture, extractive industries, and health. This newsletter highlights DG's ongoing work in francophone countries.