- 14 July 2023
- News GRAIN
Miss Ndèye Fatou Mboup, Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert and research assistant at IPAR, has been chosen by the Ministry of Communication, Telecommunications and Digital Economy to represent Senegal and Africa at the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), along with two other Senegalese experts.
Ms Mboup joins the GPAI group of experts in charge of innovation and commercialization. She is not only the youngest expert in this global partnership, but also the only African woman.
The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative to guide the responsible development and use of AI, in a spirit of respect for human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth.
Ndèye Fatou Mboup is a serial entrepreneur specializing in the creation of digital solutions for solving global problems (based on the SDGs). She is a big data engineer certified in solar and satellite systems.
Bronze medallist at the Challenge Innovation Forum in Qatar, Ndeye Fatou was also :
- the African NTIC (New Information and Communication Technologies) runner-up
- the first Senegalese talent to win the Africa Innovation Fellowship.
- The recipient of the Impact'Elles Award in the Revelation category, which rewards women leaders for their commitment, innovation, expertise and impact in their community. The Impact’Elles awards were organized by Senegal's Réussir Business Group magazine.
To summarize, she has received more than 17 national and international awards for new technologies and leadership. She also won the national competition for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), organized by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Digital Economy and was WSIS World Finalist organized by IUT (WSIS Prizes).
She is the first Miss Geek in Senegal's history in 2018.
With a degree in Big Data from ISM's Digital Campus, Ndeye Fatou Mboup, who represented Senegal, was initially ranked in the Top 5 in the Smart Agriculture category, before ultimately winning the bronze medal, 3rd prize in the competition, behind Malaysia and Sweden.
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