Domoina Rakotobe is a Program Officer for Technical Assistance & Capacity Building, Secretariat of the High Ambition Coalition for Nature & People.

Before joining WRI, Domoina worked as an international consultant for BIOPAMA, a European-funded program to enhance the management effectiveness of protected and conserved areas across Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. Prior to this, she held project leader positions for the Wildlife Conservation Society and the American Museum of Natural History in Madagascar, building capacities of conservation professionals and educators in her home country. Over the course of her career, she has organized more than 80 capacity-building events.

Domoina holds three master’s degrees: Geography from the University of Antananarivo (2006), African Studies (2009) and Environmental Studies (2022), both from Ohio University. She also holds certificates in Environmental Leadership from UC Berkeley and Healthy Country Planning from the Network of Conservation Coaches in Australia.

Domoina is originally from Madagascar. She recently moved to Rockville, MD with her husband, Aina, and her daughter, Vina.