Iynna Halilou

Director of Programs, Yunus&Youth


After acquiring experience in the International Relations/Government sector as a former UN and Cameroon Government staff, Iynna Halilou found her passions in entrepreneurship and its interplay with tech and social impact. She currently manages Yunus&Youth, a digital global accelerator to support social entrepreneurs across the world scale their ventures while running lean. Prior to this, she worked in edtech, where she designed programs to increase underrepresented students’ access to technology.

Originally from Cameroon and Madagascar by way of France, the UK, and now New York, she is a native French and English speaker as well as fluent in Spanish. She holds Master in International Affairs, specializing in International Development from NYU and a Bachelor in International Relations from Durham University.