Our Team

We are a positive, vibrant global community of more than 700 people working towards dignity for all. Almost 99% of our staff are hired locally and based in the field, working directly with partner communities at the grassroots.

Leadership Team

Our core leadership team comprises the diverse international staff at our country coordination offices in Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, and The Gambia, as well as at our headquarters in Dakar, Senegal.

Board of Directors

The members of our Board of Directors bring their various skills and experiences to help guide Tostan’s strategic direction. Each board member is selected based on his or her expertise and according to our organization’s needs.

Sister Organizations

We partner with sister organizations based in Canada, Denmark, France and Sweden, which raise awareness of Tostan in their countries, and mobilize resources to support our programmatic efforts in Africa