Aisha Dème

Aisha Dème is a senegalese entrepreneur and a strong voice of cultural activism in Africa. Aisha is the a founding board member and former Chairwoman of Music In Africa, a foundation that raised $2M+ and worked across 40 countries to promote and support the African music industry. Previously, she co-founded and led AgenDakar.com in 2009, the first online portal dedicated to promoting and showcasing the Senegalese art and music scene. She is now focused Siriworo, her most recent venture, structuring art and culture projects (festivals, visual art exhibitions and more) as well as incubating and accelerating an emerging wave of outstanding cultural entrepreneurs in Africa.

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