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Paradine Nishimwe

Paradine Nishimwe, founder of Wood Habitat and board member at The Magnet Institute, has spearheaded the company as its creative director since 2016. Under her leadership, Wood Habitat has emerged as Rwanda's premier furniture maker, boasting 54 full-time employees. Paradine is a proud mother and holds a diploma in social psychology from the University of Texas Austin, along with a bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration from Mount Kenya University. She has garnered recognition as a nominee for Forbes Under 30 in 2023 and Women Drive Swiss Magazine's Powerful Women 2021.