Mame Khady Diouf is a Program Associate with the Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity at the Woodrow Wilson International Center. Ms. Diouf has been with the Woodrow Wilson Center since September 2007. As the Africa Program Associate, she coordinates all grant related activities and is responsible for fiscal oversight and reconciliation of program accounts, manages and oversees DRC, Liberia and Burundi projects. She also organizes public forums and conferences that focus on a range of issues pertaining to Africa. Prior to joining the Woodrow Wilson Center, Ms. Diouf obtained her Masters in International Affairs at American University in Washington DC. The program focused on issues such as governance, conflict resolution, development and leadership. She holds a Bachelor in Arts from the University of Michigan. Past experiences include a research internship with the National Council of Negro Women’s (NCNW) International Development Center. As a Research Intern, she contributed to a report documenting the partnership between (NCNW) and African women’s organizations. Ms. Diouf is fluent in English and French and conversational in Spanish.


MA, International Affairs, Comparative and Regional Studies: Africa, School of International Service, American University; BA, Political Science, University of Michigan