Zenabou SEGDA has been involved in rural development since 2006, especially in terms of the environment, climate change and gender. Her great passion is the fight for the empowerment of women because they are the most impacted by climatic hazards. Her commitment took her to several fronts. She was a member of the steering committee of the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance representing West Africa from 2008 to 2013, then co-chair of this alliance as well as a member of the pool of gender and climate change expert executives of UNDP – UN Environment – GGCA and Francophone Africa coordinator of country observation on gender issues of projects submitted to the Green Climate Fund. Finally, since 2011, she has been the coordinator of the NGO Women Environmental Programme Burkina.