Evarist Kemsolbaye has over three years of experience in the oil and gas industry, dealing with operations and engineering. Currently, he works for a leading oilfield services company as a completions and workover engineer, where he focuses on delivering job programs and procedures as well as following technical field executions. Prior to this position, Evarist was an equipment engineer for a road construction company in Libreville, Gabon. He is also engaged in his local community in the field of youth employment and child schooling. Evarist holds a master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the Catholic University of Central Africa, with a focus on industrial process and maintenance. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Evarist plans to continue demonstrating leadership in his workplace and to further increase his social impact by helping to create positive change in his community and country.