Moustapha Goumballa is currently serving as a consultant for the Programs for Africa and Freedom Endowment (PAFE) at Phelps Stokes, a 100 year-old-American nonprofit organization which is distinguished by a rich history of developing global leaders from underserved communities around the world and promoting racial, ethnic, and social justice in the Americas and Africa. As a consultant since February 2012, Mr. Goumballa manages all Francophone projects and program development as well as francophone and Give1Project interns. He receives reports from all Phelps Stokes Francophone projects, partners, and clients and reports directly to the Director of PAFE. Mr Goumballa had indeed served as a volunteer at Phelps Stokes for 4 months prior to his consultant position.
Mr. Goumballa holds a Master’s degree in International law with a focus on International Relations from University Cheikh Anta Diop and a degree of Advanced Studies in Human Rights and Peace at the Institute of Human Rights and Peace in Dakar where he served as a Human Rights activist and campaign volunteer. After his arrival in the United States in 2009 from his home country Senegal, Mr. Goumballa has worked as an Africa Program intern for Search for Common Ground (SFCG) as well as a Legal Intern for the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations (UN) in New York. Mr Goumballa is an active member of Senegalese Next Generation of Leaders (SENEGEL) and is also affiliated as a member to the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), Gender, Rights, and Citizenship / Fundamental Rights Networks (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie).