Khadidiatou “Khadija” Diedhiou

Khadija received her Master 1 degree from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar in 2017 and is currently working on her Master 2 thesis. She is an alumna of the YES (Youth Exchange and Study) Program, which provides scholarships for high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to study in the United States. The program promotes mutual understanding and permits participants to acquire leadership skills and provides opportunities for cross-cultural engagement. Khadija previously served as the office manager and program assistant at The Dakar Institute’s summer study abroad program. She also worked with several institutes and NGOs such as UNHCR, GEN Africa (Global Eco-Village Network), and REDES (Network for Eco-village Emergence and Development in the Sahel).

Khadidiatou “Khadija” Diedhiou

SIT Study Abroad

Homestay Coordinator and Program Assistant

SENEGAL: Global Security and Religious Pluralism

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