My day-to-day responsibilities include dealing with issues relating to their sustainable use and the protection and preservation of the marine environment and its resources.
Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2014
The National Association of Professional Women honors Alice Hicuburundi as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Hicuburundi is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in international policy. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
A passionate team player who excels at leadership and mentoring, Ms. Hicuburundi is Senior Legal Officer of the Office of Legal Affairs at the United Nations (UN) in New York City.
In her role at the UN, Ms. Hicuburundi specializes in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea. “My day-to-day responsibilities include dealing with issues relating to their sustainable use and the protection and preservation of the marine environment and its resources,” she explains.
The United Nations was established in 1945 after World War II by 51 countries. Working together, the countries are committed to maintaining international peace and security. Being a part of this important institution has fueled Ms. Hicuburundi’s interest in international affairs. As a skilled leader she works tirelessly, mentoring younger staff and instilling a sense of empowerment in others.
Awards & Accomplishments: Master's, University of Montpellier, Law; United Nations Staff Recreation Club African Amicale
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