Leila Rafi joined CAN-International in August 2020.
She holds a Master of Advanced Studies in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Information and Communication Systems at the University of Geneva at University of Geneva. Her initial work experience was in the private sector as a graduate and Business Analyst at Caterpillar. Since then, she has worked in the non-profit sector for the World Wide Fund for Nature, Terre Des Hommes Suisse and GAN Global, initially as a project finance and operations manager, and then building experience in proposal writing, overseeing project funding grants and donor relationship management.
While Leila is based in Geneva, Switzerland, she is originally from Iran. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, drawing, and has a soft spot for animals.