Ariane Ryan

Senegal, Mali

Ariane Ryan graduated from McGill University with a Bachelors in International Development. She completed short contracts in Bangladesh and Barbados before coming on as an intern with CAABWA in both Dakar, Senegal and Bamako, Mali. She worked as a business development officer helping local artisan companies prepare for an export market and an international audience. She has since completed her MBA at the University of Ottawa and is working with MEDA, a Canadian NGO focused on economic development. She primarily works with entrepreneurs in the agricultural and textile sectors in Africa and the Caribbeans.