Kassoum Coulibaly, President & CEO Global Institute for Women’s Empowerment Group, has been appointed as Senator at the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Coulibaly will represent Mali in the Global Startup Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Mr. KASSOUM COULIBALY President & CEO Global Institute for Women’s Empowerment Group (GIWE GROUP)
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Official Biography Mr. Kassoum Coulibaly is an economist, a strategist, an intellectual and social entrepreneur motivated and committed for the global economic progress, the global sustainable development and the universal peace promotion with more than 15 years working experience with Youth and Women across Africa and the World. He is now dedicating all his life for the promotion of and protection of Human Rigths, Women’s Rights, Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Worldwide. And engaging men and boys He has worked for several national and international NGs and United Nations (UN) organizations like UNESCO, UNDP, UNV and UNCTAD as Consultant and Project Associate in Africa. And also engaged with some famous global organizations like the International Association of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC) and Junior Chamber International (JCI) where he holds leadership positions in the past. As an Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF), Mr. Coulibaly is also currently supporting the promotion of entrepreneurship among Youth and Women organizations for more than ten (10) years) in the issues of information and communication, education and training, technical assistance and consulting, studies and research. In 2011-2012, he served as the Economic and Commercial Counsellor for Africa at the Sichuan Supplier Chamber of Commerce (SSCC) in China and continue to develop the economic, social and cultural relations between Africa and China. In 2015-2016, he has been selected as one of the UN Women’s Empower Women Program Global Champion for Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) where he demonstrated his ability in supporting rural women entrepreneurs. In 2016-2017, he was one of the UN Women’s Empower Women Program Mentor in the Business Development Group (BDG). In 2018, he recently joined the Side By Side Faith Movement for Gender Justice as a key member of its National Steering Group in Mali, the Sub-Regional Steering Group in West Africa and the Global Steering Group in United Kingdom (UK). Mr. Coulibaly is the Founder, President and CEO of the Global Institute for Women’s Empowerment Group (GIWE GROUP), a member of MenEngage Global Alliance and also the National Coordinator of MenEngage Network Mali. He is also a UN Women’s HeForShe Initiative Member and the Co- Founder of the African Development Group (ADG), the African Mining Alliance (AMA), the Alliance for African Renaissance (ARA) and the African Youth Center (AYC). He obtained an Associate’s Degree in Economics and Development at the University of Bouaké (Côte d’Ivoire), Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Management at the University of Bamako (Mali) in 2000. He also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights from the Centre Universitaire Henry Dunant (CUHD) in Geneva (Switzerland) in 2008, a Certificate in Mineral Policy and Contract Negotiation from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa in 2013 and a Certificate in Business and Human Rights in 2016 and a Certificate in Advanced Course in Human Rigths on the role of Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality in 2018 at the University of Pretoria (UP) in South Africa. Kassoum Coulibaly spokes both French and English.