Board Of Directors
Managing Director, Florac
Yacine Diop Djibo
Founder & Executive Director, Speak Up Africa
Yacine Djibo founded Speak Up Africa in 2011 to discover and implement effective, sustainable solutions to the most challenging problems facing the African people. Focusing on strategic communications, policy, and advocacy, Speak Up Africa is dedicated to collaborating with African leaders and citizens to take on issues such as malaria, neglected tropical diseases, and sanitation in order to save and improve lives.
Yacine Djibo currently sits on the Board of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Faecal Sludge Management Alliance and serves in an advisory capacity to several organizations, including the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA), GeneConvene Global Collaborative, and UNITLIFE.
Previously, Yacine Djibo worked as the Senegal country director for Malaria No More, where she developed and managed several high-profile national programs to promote malaria prevention and treatment. Before devoting her career to the health and well-being of children and families in Africa, Yacine Djibo honed her skills in business administration, finance, and real estate at several private-sector companies.