Nènè is an entrepreneur, global health, and women’s rights advocate. She currently is the Executive Director of Africa Forward Advisory and the founder of Africa Forward Foundation, www.africafwd.org through which she aims to contribute to Africa’s positive transformation. She is now addressing digital health, gender, and SRHR from a private sector perspective.

She has 20 years of experience in organization management, strategy design, program implementation and management, and advocacy. Her global health career started in HIV and later specialized in reproductive health, gender, and health systems strengthening. She has worked in several regions of the globe, including Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Before her current role, she was EngenderHealth Regional Director for West and Central Africa Regional. She defines herself as a women’s health & rights activist, and a strong believer in “integrated programs that serve women.” Nènè holds a master’s in Public Health from George Washington University. She is fluent in Bambara, French, and English.