Ramatoulaye A. Diallo is currently the award-winning CEO of Orange Money in Sénégal and Director of Mobile Financial Services in the Orange Sonatel cluster across 5 countries. Her mission is to create products, services and communities that elevate millions of African lives. Throughout her 20+ year career, Rama has been a driving force in promoting inclusion, economic growth and entrepreneurship in telecoms, technology and e-commerce in Africa. Her career started on Wall Street as an intern in Asset Management at Goldman Sachs and an analyst at Morgan Stanley. Subsequently, as a leader and manager at Emerging Capital Partners, Endeavor South Africa and Etisalat Nigeria, she has leveraged her experience and expertise in corporate finance, venture capital, private equity and investment banking to help small companies, large corporations, and nonprofit organizations achieve financial and strategic growth objectives. She has also started and managed entrepreneurial ventures in Nigeria and South Africa.
Rama has a MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA magna cum laude in Mathematics & Economics from Bryn Mawr College. Rama also holds a Diploma in Practitioner Coaching and Leadership Development.