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Aline Tuyishime was born and raised in Rwanda, she is a graduate of the University of Rwanda, College of Science and Technology in Biotechnology, class of 2017. She conducted her academic internship at Rwanda Agriculture and Livestock Development Board (RAB) where she learned about the challenges faced by African countries of low crop production, which contributes to the poverty of the continent. This motivated her to conduct a research of 13 months at RAB on “Response of Coffee Genotypes to Regeneration From Callus.” Her research was about increasing the quality and quantity of coffee in a limited time and in any season. Her research was chosen among 1,000 international researchers to be presented at the 5th international conference and the 2nd Rwanda biotechnology conference. The abstract of her research can be found in the book of abstracts of the conference. ( and her research has been accepted by Cambridge Scholar Publisher for publication. In addition, she was a volunteer at World Vision Rwanda from 2015-2016 in charge of field facilitators and data entry. She is experienced in organizing different events, training, workshops, conferences, and project management, which she acquired during her time serving as secretary of the Rwanda Biotechnologist Student Network(RBSN) in 2016. She has been given many opportunities to attend different national and international conferences and workshops including the World Economic Forum in Rwanda. She believes that leadership is service and there is power in giving, helping people, inspiring and motivating them to reach their fullest potential.