Amadou Mahtar Ba

Amadou Mahtar Ba is Co-Founder & Executive Chair of AllAfrica, the largest distributor of African news and information worldwide. He sits on several boards and has participated in prestigious working groups including the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment and the World Economic Forum Network of Global Agenda Councils. He is the recipient of many distinguished awards & recognitions including New African Magazine’s “100 most influential Africans”. Forbes listed him among the “top 10 most powerful men in Africa” and Reputation Poll International included him on its “100 Most Reputable Africans”.