Françoise Lema Sayi joined IFDC in July 2016 as Program Contracts Manager for 2SCALE. She has more than 15 years of experience as a Project Manager focused on grant management as well as monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Before joining IFDC, Sayi worked for more than 10 years in the Benin office of the Peace Corps in various positions, including Monitoring and Evaluation and Grants Specialist. In that role, she gained a great deal of experience in the management of U.S. Government-funded projects and grants. Prior to the Peace Corps, she worked at Interair South Africa as Inflight Service Manager. Sayi holds master’s degrees in Rural Development and Project Management as well as International Relations. She speaks more than six African languages, in addition to French and English.