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Promoting inclusion and cooperation through education and training

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Stéphanie Lecesne is a dedicated advocate for intercultural understanding and cooperation among diverse communities. With a fervent passion for fostering inclusivity, she has channelled her expertise in education and training to bridge cultural divides and promote dialogue across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. 

Originally from France, Stéphanie’s journey in this field began at Caen University, where she pursued a professional master’s in ‘European Local Development Projects Expertise.’ During her academic years, in 2004 she completed an internship at CEJI, which reinforced her commitment to combat discrimination and promote inclusion. 

Over the years, she honed her skills in designing and developing courses centred on intercultural learning. She created impactful and engaging learning experiences by integrating innovative non-formal education techniques for people from diverse backgrounds. 

In 2011, Stéphanie rejoined CEJI as the Training Coordinator, where her dedication to the organization’s mission thrived. As her role evolved, she now serves as the Training Director, a pivotal position where she leads the design and implementation of training programs. Through her training work with CEJI she has reached thousands of teachers, youth and social workers. Her initiatives are made to empower these individuals in intercultural understanding, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to drive positive change. Moreover, Stephanie co-constructed and continues to deliver CEJI’s award-winning Belieforama™ trainings on religion and belief diversity.

Stéphanie’s commitment to promoting intercultural understanding and fostering a sense of unity has made her a driving force in her field. Her tireless efforts in pursuing a more inclusive and harmonious society continue to inspire those around her. As an advocate for positive change, Stéphanie Lecesne’s contributions serve as a beacon of hope for a brighter and more interconnected future. 

For more information please visit https://www.ceji.org/

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