Sao Tome & Principe2014
Biography 
Bilma Bandeira Mandinga has over six years of experience working in diplomacy and international relations. Currently, she is a Lawyer and Diplomat for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Communities, where she focuses on elaborating the policy of economic diplomacy and designing and implementing legal advisory for the diplomatic and consular affairs. Bilma received a diploma in Public Law, specializing in Political Science in Morocco and a post-graduate degree in Diplomacy Studies in Brazil where she focused on commercial diplomacy and its impact on development in Sao Tome and Principe. Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship program, Bilma plans to work on the implementation of commercial diplomacy in Sao Tome and Principe.