Amadou Mahtar Ba

Board Member

Amadou Mahtar Ba is a co-founder and Executive Chairman of AllAfrica Global Media, Inc., the largest content service provider of African news worldwide.

Ba sits on several boards and international working groups including the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment, the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Future Councils, the African Democratic Institute, and the Africa Policy Advisory Board for the ONE Campaign. He also served on the panel of judges for the CNN African Journalist Award.

Ba has received many distinguished awards and recognitions in Africa, Europe, and the United States. He holds a Master’s degree from the École des nouveaux métiers de la communication (EFAP) in Paris and a bachelor’s degree from Paris 7 University (Université Paris Diderot, Campus Universitaire de Jussieu).