“You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.”
― Roman Payne

Germaine Kamayirese is the Minister of State for Infrastructure in the Cabinet of Rwanda.

Germaine Kamayirese was born in Nyarugenge District on the 5th of August 1981. From 2000 until 2005, she studied at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), which today is the College of Science and Technology (Rwanda). She holds a Bachelor of Electrical mechanical Engineering, awarded by KIST in 2005. She also holds a Masters of Communications Management, awarded jointly in 2010 by KIST and Coventry University, in the United Kingdom.


Interesting facts about Germaine Kamayirese:


Germaine Kamayirese, is an engineer and politician in Rwanda.

She has served as the Minister of State for Infrastructure responsible for Energy, Water and Sanitation in the Rwandan cabinet, since 24 July 2014.

From 2008 until 2011, Germaine Kamayirese served as a network specialist at “Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency” (RURA).

Similarly, from 2012 until 2014, she served as a network specialist at “Tigo-Rwanda”.From 2010 until 2011 Kamayirese served as an advisor at the “Institute of Engineering Architecture Rwanda”, as of September 2017.

Her outstanding accomplishments

She is a member of “Rwanda Women Engineers Association” (RWEA).

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Germaine Kamayirese is in charge of executing the country’s national strategy and policy of power production, transmission, distribution and trading within Rwanda and with foreign energy entities.

She is also responsible for the provision of reliable, safe and sustainable water supply and sanitation services throughout Rwanda

Award and Honoree

In December 2014, Forbes Magazine named her among “The 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa 2014”

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