Yacine Djibo

Yacine Djibo

Past Core Course:

  • Building Your Voice to Advocate for Malaria Elimination
  • Financing Malaria Elimination: The Growing Reliance on Country Financing

Ms. Yacine Djibo is the Founder and President of Speak Up Africa, an advocacy and communications organization that facilitates African leadership and ownership in tackling critical issues affecting the continent.

Previously, Ms. Djibo worked as the Senegal Country Director for Malaria No More and consulted for NetGuarantee, an innovative finance mechanism that accelerates delivery of mosquito nets to families in Africa. Ms. Djibo coordinated several high-profile campaigns and events throughout Senegal to create an engaging platform for malaria prevention and treatment.

Ms. Djibo earned a Bachelor degree of Arts and Science in International Relations and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University. Prior to joining the fight for child health, she worked in the private sector in Finance, Real Estate Development, and Insurance as Managing Director of a life insurance company between 2006 and 2010.