N. Anta Gueye-James
Country Representative; Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau
Based in Dakar, Senegal
With a background in public health, Anta Gueye-James works with her team across three countries to promote Catholic Relief Services' programming to almost 20 million people, including COVID-19 education and prevention measures.
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As Catholic Relief Services (CRS)' Country Representative for three countries in western Africa; Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau, N. Anta Gueye-James is responsible for CRS programming that reaches nearly 20 million people. This includes programming to help farmers, pregnant women, children, and other at-risk groups learn how to protect their crops from climate change and protect themselves from infectious diseases like Ebola and COVID-19.
Before joining CRS, Anta worked as a senior manager for Kaiser Permanente and as a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) project manager in Senegal.
Areas of Expertise
The George Washington University
M.A., International Development Studies
Concentration: Public Health
University of North Florida
B.A., International/Global Studies