Violet Ayoub, Executive Director and gender focal personal of Vision for Youth holds a diploma in Youth Development Work from the Open University of Tanzania and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Community Economic Development at The Open University of Tanzania. Community life has always been the primary source of her education, and where she acquired the necessary knowledge and skills to work together with the community to change their lives for the better. She has more than 6 years of experience working with youth and women in Tanzania.
Apart from her development expertise, Violet gained professional experience in the hospitality industry: Hotel Management, Tour Operation, and Travel Agency Management. She has also worked at the Sopa Lodges in Serengeti National Park, for two different tour companies in Arusha, and for the Tour Guide associations as a part-time administrator and office manager. In 2014, she started working full time for V4Y.
Violet also serves as a board member of Growth Dimension Africa (GDA) and Besomeone World Wide (a US based organization) since 2017.