Aïssata Diakité
Founder and CEO of the Zabbaan Group 

Aïssata is the founder and director of the Zabbaan Group, based in Mali and France, which is actually the one of best innovative agri-food companies in Africa.

Trained in Mali, France and England, she is a graduate of TECOMAH, the School of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris, HEC Campus of a specialized master “MD2A” Manager of Business Development in Agribusiness in Learning in 2013
She has made her way in France in several agribusiness companies and in the associative world on the orientation and entrepreneurship of young people and women in Africa and Europe.

Passionate about farming and development, she was the winner of several international awards and programs, for example, her company was selected as one of the top 10 innovative startups in the French-speaking world by the international organization of La Francophonie. . And in 2017 she is selected as Young Leaders AfricaFrance by the AfricaFrance Foundation and AFD.

Finally, entrepreneur in her soul, Aïssata is the initiator of the Youth Forum and Food Security to promote entrepreneurship among young people.