Nayé Bathily, a Senegalese and United Kingdom national, is responsible for the World Bank’s engagement with Parliaments. In her current role, she leads advocacy and high-level outreach activities to parliamentarians globally. Bathily has actively contributed to the creation of the Parliamentary Network on the Bank and International Monetary Fund, a unique parliamentary platform for parliamentarians to advocate for increased accountability and transparency in International Financial Institutions and multilateral development financing.
Bathily has a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. In 2016, she was nominated as one of the Choiseul 100 Young African Leaders of tomorrow. She currently sits on the Advisory Council of the Women in Africa Initiative (WIA), and the Women Investment Club and is a founding member of “Espace Jappo,” a network of African professionals from the Diaspora. She recently launched Shine to Lead/Jiggen Jang Tekki, a non-governmental organization dedicated to mentoring and supporting disenfranchised high school girls in the poorer suburbs of Dakar.