Candida Borges Office Manager, West Africa Dakar, Senegal Candida Borges has been Crisis Group Dakar's Office Manager since April 2004. She was born in Dakar, Senegal, in a family originally from the Cape Verde islands. She attended John F. Kennedy High School and obtained a "baccalauréat". She also attended "Immaculée Conception", a vocational training center where she obtained a Diploma in Administration. Additionally, she holds a Master degree in Human Resources. She worked as Administrative Assistant at "CB Distribution" specialising in import-export for six years. She also worked for several months as an administrative assistant at "JOG project" which is financed by USAID.