Mali + Utah Staff

Our Mali Team

Our Malian staff works out of our office located in Ouelessebougou. They are the key to our success. They work diligently with the villages to deliver our programs and help each community reach their health and education goals. 
Dijba Soumaoro
FIELD DIRECTOR
Teningnini Diakite PROGRAM MANAGER
Boubou Traore PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Sekouba Traore GROUNDSKEEPER
Modibo Doumbia NIGHT GUARDIAN
Anounou Sissoko
MALARIA PROJECT MANAGER

Our USA Team - Salt Lake City, Utah

Our Utah staff works out of our office in Salt Lake County. The team is kept small to minimize administrative costs. They work closely with the Malian staff, create and evaluate projects, raise funds, and educate the Utah community about Ouelessebougou.
Emily Ashby is our Executive Director.  
Emily has over 20+years of experience working and volunteering in the private, public, & nonprofit sectors. She loves working with Djiba and using her background in small business to carry on the legacy of this incredible organization. 
When not working, Emily enjoys hiking with her 2 teenage boys and dogs. 
Betsie Wolford is our Finance Manager. 
Emily Ashby Executive Director Ouelessebougou Alliance