Ouleye Ndoye

Teaching Fellow

Ouleye Ndoye is a global leader with more than a decade of experience in government, nonprofits, and academia. She currently serves as the National Coordinator for Scholarships and Emerging Leaders at the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.

Ndoye earned her bachelor’s degree in international studies from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude with honors. She holds a Master of Science in migration studies from the University of Oxford, UK, as well as a Master of Arts in history from Columbia University in the City of New York.

Ndoye’s advocacy on behalf of issues facing women and children have been highlighted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Voice, Atlanta Journal Constitution, and C-Span, among other news outlets. She is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Committed to bridging the academic-practitioner gap, she has fulfilled numerous scholarships and fellowships to live, work, study, and teach in the field of human rights in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. She has held fellowships from the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship in Cairo, Egypt; the Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship to work with African asylum seekers in Tel Aviv, Israel; and administered the USAID grant to support the Women’s Health Education and Prevention Strategies Alliance’s work with girls in rural Senegal.

Nearly a decade later, she served as the inaugural Senior Human Trafficking Fellow, a member of the Mayor of Atlanta’s executive cabinet, where she collaborated closely with The Partnership for Freedom, “a public-private partnership dedicated to promoting innovative solutions to end modern day slavery in the United States and around the world.” Ndoye continues this work today as a member of the Board of Directors for Wellspring Living, a nonprofit organization in Atlanta, Georgia, providing victims of sex trafficking and those at risk with specialized recovery services through residential and community-based programs that provide transformative care through therapeutic services, education, life skills, and personal and professional development.

Passionate about the betterment of society at home and abroad, Ouleye Ndoye continues to dedicate her professional and intellectual pursuits to causes that support human rights in the United States and around the world.