Julie T. B. Weah is a Liberian Female Social Worker, Advocate, Gender and Development Expert and an Activist. She has more than 10 years of experience working in the development field, promoting the rights of local communities especially those of women and young people in the natural resource sector including land and forest. She is a dedicated, innovative and multi-task personality with skills in Facilitation, Participatory Learning Approaches (PRA), Community mobilisation, Leadership and Project Management. She is a team builder, a good communicator and coordinator.
She has a Bachelor degree in Sociology and is currently a candidate for Master at the University of Liberia, reading International Relations Studies. She is also the Vice President of the African Women Network for Community Forest Management (REFACOF), a regional network based in Cameroon and active member of the Multi Actor Platform (MAP) on Land governance in Liberia. She currently served as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Good Governance and Democratic Initiative (FGGDI), a non for profit, non-governmental organisation that is working to promote the rights and voices of local communities especially women and youth in the resource management and governance process in Liberia.