Donor Relations Assistant, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Awa Diédhiou is Donor Relations Assistant at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dakar, Senegal since September 2016. Previously she worked nine years for WADR (West Africa Democracy Radio) as a journalist. She was in charge of some productions on Gender and Environment.
Thanks to her engagement in human rights and gender equality, she received a one year scholarship for training on Gender and Peace building at University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar and got a Master degree in 2014.
Her first experience in journalism was in a community radio before a training course at CESTI, the school of journalism of the university.
She is member of the Senegalese Women working group for peace and security and also member of the African journalists network for disaster risk reduction.