Award Winning Author, Motivational Speaker, Founder & CEO of Clarette Refugee Fund
Clementine Bihiga, born in 1986, is a motivational public speaker and an award winning author of “Happily Broken: Discovering Happiness Through Pain and Suffering. She was nominated as the VOICE OF THE YEAR 2016 by SheKnowsMedia! She has also appeared in business magazines with leaders like Mark Cuban and Jeff Bezos. Her motivational story, presence on stage and addictive personality has allowed her to share the stage with Aisha Tyler from “The Talk”, Kim Kardashian, Cheryl Crow and other celebrities.
At the age of eight, Clementine and her family were forced to flee their home in Rwanda due to the Genocide and Civil war of 1994 which killed almost a million people in 3 months. Clementine and her family lived as refugees in multiple refugee camps and settlements before they were admitted to the USA in 1999 as refugees. Clementine who faced many life and death situations at a young age including living in refugee camps and waking up among the dead, being bullied as a high school student and losing a daughter, has turned her tragic past into a positive calling of inspiring others to never give up.