Binta Badjie

Field of Study: Civic Engagement

Cohort: 2019

Country: The Gambia

Leadership Institute: Drexel University

Binta Badjie has two years of experience in teaching Deaf children, and five years of experience in disability rights advocacy. She is currently studying for a bachelor's degree in Human Resources and Labor Management at the American International University West Africa. Binta is the co-founder of The Gambian Deaf Women's Society, an organization that is focused on mainstreaming Deaf women and children. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Binta plans to continue her work in advocating for social, economic, and inclusive rights for Deaf women and children in The Gambia.