Primeira Dama

H.E. Mrs Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi


Nascida a 9 de Março de 1967 em Kivu do Sul, na República Democrática do Congo (RDC), Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi é casada e mãe de 5 filhos.Obteve o seu diploma (BAC) na RDC e continuou os seus estudos na Bélgica, onde subsequentemente iniciou a sua carreira como enfermeira.

She is involved in the empowerment of Congolese women and girls, through her foundation “Fondation Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi (FDNT)”, created in May 2019.

Appointed UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador in May 2019, for the fight against gender-based violence and the empowerment of women, she was also named “World Champion for the Prevention of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence” by the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in charge of this matter, in December 2019.