(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the appointment of Aly Kaba as the Acting Director of the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA).
Mr. Kaba has served at MOAA since 2015, most recently as the Interim Director. Fluent in French, English, Pular, Sosso, and Mandinka, Mr. Kaba has excelled in many roles of increasing responsibility at the agency; he has served as Language Access Coordinator, Grants Program Coordinator, Community Outreach and Relations Specialist, and Deputy Director. Prior to working at MOAA, he worked as a Development Economist at the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt in Liege, Belgium. Mr. Kaba also previously served as the Director of Operations at Guinea Edugrade, a non-governmental organization based in Maryland. Mr. Kaba holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Social Policy and a Master of Arts in International Economics and Globalization with a focus on International Development from the University Pierre Mendes in Grenoble, France.