Mame Penda Ba
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Mame Penda Ba, professor-researcher at the Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis, is the first woman political scientist in Senegal. She is the director of the laboratory for the analysis of societies and Powers of Africa and Diasporas (LASPAD).

For Mame Penda Ba, political science responds to a need to think about the issues. fundamental.

"How our societies, in spite of extremely strong and powerful shocks, do not fundamentally lose the memory of what they have been, while at the same time having to deal with foreign countries and turning it into an endogenous one? »

Aged 41, this mother of three children claims to be from Saint-Louis, although she has lived elsewhere. Mâme Penda Ba was born in Dakar, where her parents were civil servants and studied there. After her baccalaureate, she went to France to attend two preparatory classes - philosophy and literature.

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