Managing Director

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Name: Djénéba Traoré

Nationality: Malian


  •        Ph.D. degree from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Humboldt University  of Berlin;
  • Master's in Educational Integration of Information Communication and Technology (ICTs) from the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Montreal;
  • Bachelor’s degree in German from the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Bamako.

Professional Experience:

  • Rector of the University of Literatures and Humanities of Bamako (Mali): October 2011- December 2012;
  • Co-Director of the African Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of the Information and Communication Technology in Education in Africa (PanAf): April 2009-June 2011;
  • Regional Coordinator of Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA): April 2009-June 2011;
  • Member of the Faculty Council at the University of Bamako (2006-2009);
  • Member of the  Pedagogical and Scientific Council of  the University of Bamako (2006-2009);
  • Professor at the Faculty of Literature, Languages, Arts and Humanities (FLASH) at the University of Bamako;
  • Senior Advisor, in charge of communication at the Ministry of National Education of Mali (July 2000-May 2003);
  • Expert of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) on the Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas Program (1995-1999);
  • Secretary General of the National Commission in charge of diplomas equivalency at the National Directorate of Higher Education (1991-2000);
  • Member of the Task-Force in charge of the creation the University of Mali (1993-1996).

 Other  Achievements:

  • Consultant in matters relating to “Gender” for the African Center for Training and Administrative Research for Development (CAFRAD);
  • Trainer in “HIV/AIDS” for the World Food Program (WFP);
  • Resource person of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA);
  • Author of several publications on the role and place of women in the administration (and society) in Mali, African literature, German literature and the integration of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in education in Africa;
  • Fulbright Scholar;
  • ELES Research Excellence&Lifetime Award at the E-Learning/E-Health for Africa (ELES4A) Conference 2012 and Ambassador for ELES.


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