Fatou Diaby

Senior Advisor to the President

As Senior Advisor to the President, Fatou is responsible for implementing organizational projects, including event management and improving internal process. She also helps with development and with donor relations.

She worked for nearly 15 years in the business world, where she completed important integration and optimization projects. She also worked in the paragovernmental sector for 10 years, during which time she implemented several regional economic development programs.

She holds a master’s degree in project management and a master’s in regional development. Passionate about lifelong learning, she also holds several professional titles, including Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, ITIL, and Google certifications.

Fatou is devoted to the cause of socioeconomic independence for women around the world, a topic on which she wrote a master’s thesis. For over 20 years, she has been coming to the aid of vulnerable women in Sub-Saharan Africa by creating jobs for them, all while contributing to schooling for the young.

She joined the MEI team in December 2021 because she shares its vision of a world based on responsible liberty.

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