Aminata joined IBP in 2020 as the SPARK Program Officer for Senegal. She supports IBP Senegal’s work on strengthening public accountability and bolstering the capacities of social movements to engage in budget processes.
Her role also includes facilitating strategy and monitoring and evaluation processes. Prior to joining IBP, Aminata has worked as a consultant on several projects of institutions such as the ILO, the HIVA Institute of KU Leuven, the Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and the Research Laboratory on Economic and Social Transformations (LARTES). She was also previously a Fellow at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Aminata holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago with a specialization in political economy and development. She is passionate about women’s empowerment, social change and redistributive policies.
I have joined IBP in February 2021 and I’m based in Dakar, Senegal. As a Program Officer, I support public finance research by trying to identify budget credibility issues that hinder development in the Health, WASH, and Social Protection sectors in Senegal.
Previously, I contributed to the Canadian research sector as a Program Officer at the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). I also have extensive experience in social protection and resource allocation in Senegal; having contributed to the implementation of the National Family Scholarship Program as well as to the Unique National Register in Senegal, as Coordinator of these Programs.
I have a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from the University of Ottawa and a bachelor’s in economics and Political Science from the University of Montreal.
Djibril Badiane joined IBP as a Program Officer in 2020 and brings many years’ experience as a communication, engagement and mobilization specialist. Djibril has worked on several projects sponsored by the USAID, UNDC, Hewlett Foundation, Development Gateway, OSIWA and Oxfam. His work has focused in the fields of good governance and transparency, child protection, gender, public financial management, education, health and sanitation. Before joining IBP as a Program Officer, he worked as a consultant in Organizational and Technical Support for IBP Senegal in the SPARK project.
Most recently, Djibril was the Head of Communications and Advocacy at the Senegalese NGO ONG 3D, which focused on democracy, human rights and sustainable development. After three years operating in a local NGO, he decided to join an international organization.
Djibril was a military officer in the Senegalese’s National Gendarmerie also launched his own clothing brand, DSTB Design in 2014. Djibril holds a Master’s degree in Communications from Supdeco Dakar Business School and is a Mandela Washington Fellow (2017 cohort in Public Management Track) at Arizona State University. He is motivated by public policies, advocacy and technology.
Maleine joined IBP in February 2019 to become the first Country Manager for Senegal. He has a broad background in public policy, with experience ranging from political affairs to economic development to academia where he has contributed to several research projects linked to democratic governance, public financial management and fiscal policy. Maleine has worked as a monitoring and evaluation specialist on a USAID program but also in projects targeting legislative assistance, reform processes (freedom of information act), transparency and accountability (budgets and extractive industries) at the national (Senegal) and regional levels (West Africa). He has engaged with Senegal’s Ministry of Finance on improving the country’s performance relative to the Open Budget Index. Immediately prior to joining IBP, Maleine managed the public finance program of the Senegalese NGO known as ONG-3D. He is also a PHD candidate working on tax expenditures.