Neneh Diallo's Story
Neneh Diallo is an entrepreneur, seasoned communications executive and a change agent for women’s empowerment.
Her entrepreneurial creativity brings value to the public and private sector clients who consult her expertise to steer their strategic communications, event planning and media relations. In addition, she owns and manages a boutique hotel & suites property in West Africa.
Her strategic communications consulting work builds on more than 15 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary global teams to produce large-scale events and communications campaigns on such themes as health, energy, climate change, agriculture, conflict security, and private sector investment. Neneh served as the Director of Communications at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a flagship U.S. Government agency dedicated to the fight against global poverty. In defining that role, Neneh was the key public affairs liaison to the head of the U.S. Government’s delegation to the OECD Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, Korea. She organized high-level summits during United Nations General Assembly meetings involving such distinguished leaders as then Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and President Joyce Banda of Malawi. She has worked on women’s and girls issues throughout her career including events with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House and a Capitol Hill event hosted by Representative Nita Lowey. She has partnered with such key stakeholders as UNDP, the United Nations Foundation, the World Bank, InterAction, Oxfam, and USAID on public policy events to influence the global development agenda.
And as a daughter, sister, wife and mother, Neneh is passionate about ensuring every woman has a seat at the table and a chance to be heard. She is part of the Advisory Council of the Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project. She serves on the boards of Memunatu Magazine, a nonprofit social enterprise committed to empowering young girls across Africa, and Runway Moms for a Cause Foundation, which supports women and children in marginalized communities.