Ms. Leila Charfi is the Tunisia Country director for Yunus Social Business. Charfi worked for six years in the telecom industry in Canada and France before moving back to Tunisia in 2007 where she managed Tunisia’s first private incubator, the Microsoft Innovation Center. In 2012, Charfi moved to Microsoft Africa where she developed partnerships with Africa incubators and technology hubs as well as managed programs to promote entrepreneurship continent-wide.
Charfi holds a degree in computer engineering and a master’s degree in telecommunications. She is also active in the art scene and civil society, and participates in art exhibitions and engages with several nongovernmental organizations.