Alassane Abdoulaye Dia has five years of experience serving as an Assistant English language Instructor for the Université Gaston Berger in Senegal. He served as Secretary General and President of the university’s English Club and also founder and Coordinator of the African Studies Group. Alassane was was an exchange in South Korea where served as a tutor of English and French classes with the Sookmyung Women’s University. He is currently studying to receive his Ph. D from Université Gaston Berger. Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, he plans to work with national and international organizations to boost the sector of education and connect to global education leadership to improve the performance of academic institutions.