Ludivine Gendre is an established professional with an enviable track record in Europe and the United States. She is recognized and respected as a skilled leader and communicator in the private, public and charity sectors. NPAFE is fortunate to have her on board as a serving Board member and trusted advisor.
Over the past 10 years, Ludivine has been entrusted by multinational businesses, international organizations including the United Nations, and the Archdiocese of Paris “Fondation Notre Dame”.
Her professional achievements in Europe are singular. The “Fondation Notre Dame”, a world-recognized public interest organization led by the Bishop of Paris, entrusted Ludivine as Grants Manager to prepare key internal policy decision documents and to manage communication with external stakeholders and donors.
Prior to that, Ludivine was named Corporate Sponsorship Officer by the corporate foundation of Total, a leading international oil & gas company headquartered in Paris, where she was in charge of health and humanitarian projects. Preceding her work at Total, Ludivine was selected by the University of Paris-Dauphine Foundation to serve as Communications-Project-Events Manager for promoting scientific research and develop partnerships between firms and the University.
Since moving to the United States with her husband in 2015, Ludivine has been selected by the Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute to serve as International Jazz Day Program and Outreach Associate, responsible for planning and outreach for this special White House event.
Bilingual in French and English, pragmatic, focused and recognized for her strong work ethic, motivation and wonderful interpersonal skills, Ludivine has a high level of social consciousness and community involvement, plus a passionate interest in the performing arts. She holds a BA in Law from Utrecht University (Netherlands), an MA in Law from Arras University (Arras, France), and a Masters on Political Science from the Sorbonne in Paris. (back to Team page)