Kader Kaneye is an Associate Partner in Dalberg’s Dakar office. An experienced social entrepreneur and change leader, he is passionate about empowering youth and women and fostering community development through community involvement, entrepreneurship and startup ventures.
Kader has 15 years of experience in consulting for international development organizations, governments (at the highest, executive level), in banking, in and professional services in more than fifteen countries in Francophone Africa and in promoting corporate ethics through auditing.
Prior to Dalberg, Kader founded the African Development University in his home country of Niger. ADU is the first non-profit liberal arts University in the Sahel Region welcoming visiting faculty from Harvard, MIT, Oxford, Tsinghua and similar world class institutions. It seeks to identify the most talented young people of Africa, provide them with world class liberal arts education blended with African moral values, and prepare them to lead the development of their nations and become the change makers of today.
Kader holds an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and is also a Certified Public Account (CPA). He is fluent in English and French.