Diene Keita

Diene Keita is the Deputy Executive Director for
Programmer for the 
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), appointed in June 2020.

She has over 30 years of experience working for international non-profit organizations, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNFPA. Keita’s journey in international non-profit organizations, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNFPA, has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her leadership has spanned numerous countries, including the United States, Niger, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Haiti, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Benin, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Nigeria.

Keita is a true visionary, a passionate advocate for global public health, and a champion of adolescent and maternal health.
Her dedication extends to promoting inclusive growth, gender equality, public policy, and international diplomacy. With a profound commitment to UNFPA’s mission, she tirelessly works to create a world where pregnancy is wanted, birth is safe, and young people’s potential is fulfilled.

Keita is not only a highly respected and accomplished leader but also a beacon of hope in the field of global health and development.
Her unwavering dedication inspires us all to work towards a more equitable and brighter future for everyone, regardless of their background or circumstances.

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