Mireille TushiminiaMireille Tushiminina



Occupational Information

Occupation: Peace activist

Occupational Position: Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Shalupe Foundation

Professional History

Mireille Tushiminina runs the Shalupe Foundation a high-impact ONG/Development with the core mission of bringing peace, prosperity, and security to women and young girls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mireille is passionate about generating female empowerment for African women through socio-economic development, sustainable programs that alleviate poverty, advocacy, encouragement of collective social entrepreneurship and health agendas with a more sustainable and entrepreneurial approach.

Mireille has more than 19 years of international and national experience in human capacity building through sustainable community based ventures, socio-economic development& strategic planning and program design in the non-profit sector. Her vast experience includes working for more than 11 years as a Medical Technologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Founder and Co-founder of several organizations affiliated with the global advancement of African women, International Consultant, Active leader in the African Diaspora, a community organizer hosting the very first African Festival of Boston and Africa 2.0 DRC Chapter


B.Sc. degree in Biology from Northeastern University
MBA in Health care management from Davenport University.


2014 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


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