What Our Ambassadors Do
Our ambassadors are passionate & solution-oriented leaders committed to tackling health inequities faced by Senegalese communities. The group works collaboratively to plan and execute a hands-on project – with the support of our leadership team— over the course of their one year commitment.
Strengthen links between individuals with an interest in global health within Senegal and beyond, to create opportunities for emergence and sharing of new ideas related to global health education, research, and public engagement..
Develop social media and communication strategies to increase engagement and visibility of FOHSEN.
Design and co-ordination of events with the help of FOHSEN staff-- aimed at increasing awareness and engagement within FOHSEN community.
Management of a budget and resources to support these activities in collaboration with FOHSEN staff.
As a first generation Senegalese American, Fatima takes pride in engaging in the tough conversations about race, gender etc. and works closely with the Diversity & Inclusion team.
A native of Senegal, Yacine developed a passion for medicine at an early age.
A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Darian is the founderApple Fried Apple Inc, a nonprofit that supports youth around Jackson to gain access to educational resources and opportunities.
Born and raised in Senegal, Dakar, Assietou has spent the past 10 years working in the special education field in New Jersey.
While of Burundian descent, Leila has strong ties to the African continent.
An economist in training, Coumba serves as a research assistant for an innovative, technology-driven company, where works on marketing research providing clients with expert-level insights on a full range of methodologies.
Serigne Modou Thioune
Based in Stockholm, Serigne works closely with the city to support individuals with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder).