Essi is a young Togolese architect and urban planner, founder of ARCHID’AR and former consultant at the Togolese Ministry of Planning. After studying for certification in Energy in South Africa and certification in Public Administration in the USA, her passion for the environment pushed her to start the Youth Archidar program which trains young people in entrepreneurship and green leadership. Essi is an alumni of several American leadership programmes, including the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Her career has also been sown with multiple international and national honors. Currently, she is the Togo country coordinator of the Obama Foundation and deputy of the African Diaspora government.