Cheikh Tourad Traoré

Communications Coordinator, AKADEMIYA2063

Senegal

Cheikh Tourad Traoré is the Communications Coordinator at AKADEMIYA2063.

Mr. Cheikh Tourad Traoré supports the MaMo Panel's communications work in implementing its development strategy, publication processes, event management and online presence. He graduated from Senegal’s Gaston Berger University, and the Higher Institute of Management in Dakar. He holds a Master’s degree in Literatures and Civilizations of the English-Speaking World, a first year MBA Certificate in Communications, Creativity and Event Planning.

His experience includes years of volunteering in Digital Communications with Solidarity for Social Development, an NGO based in Lyon (France) and operating in Guinea. He held the position of Research Assistant at KMT Group Consulting for a project to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Senegal. He regularly contributes to many online media work in Senegal, and particularly covers activities by the alumni of the Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (Mashav) to which he belongs.

Prior to joining AKADEMIYA2063, he worked as the Communications Assistant for IFPRI’s West and Central Africa Office. He developed a strong experience in communicating for a policy-oriented research institution: conveying research outputs to diverse audiences, editing website content, collecting, and sharing usage statistics of various online platforms.

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