Nathalie Elias is one of the original founders of Association Burkina Canada (ABC). Nathalie studied at the John Molson School of Business and completed her undergrad degree in 2000. She went on to work as a Management Consultant in the Pharmaceutical industry for the next seven years until the birth of her first daughter in 2007. She has since been home taking care of her three children. Nathalie is treasurer of ABC and also sells fair trade shea butter imported from Burkina Faso.