Think tank

Le Think Tank Citoyen de L’Afrique de L’Ouest

West Africa Citizen Think Tank ‒ WATHI

Dakar, Senegal

WATHI, a new civil society organization focusing on West Africa, intends to be an inclusive, multidisciplinary and innovative citizen think tank. WATHI offers an interactive platform to all interested and capable individuals concerned about West Africa’s future. This organization is for those who wish to contribute to the acceleration of the political, institutional, social, and cultural changes needed to make the region a better place. This change can occur through knowledge creation and dissemination, experience sharing, and collective action.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.wathi.org/

Address:
Ngor-Almadies, Almadies-Ngor, Dakar, Dakar 10700, SN

Country:
Senegal

Sub-region:
Western Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
West Africa
Operating languages
French

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
2014
Age (years)
Le Think Tank Citoyen de L’Afrique de L’Ouest
 7
Senegal average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Gilles Olakounlé Yabi
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Gilles Olakounlé Yabi (Founder & Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Gilles Olakounlé Yabi (Founder & Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Le Think Tank Citoyen de L’Afrique de L’Ouest
 12
Senegal average
 8
Global average
 18
% Female staff
2021
Le Think Tank Citoyen de L’Afrique de L’Ouest
33% 
Senegal average
 16%
Global average
23% 
% Female researchers
2021
Le Think Tank Citoyen de L’Afrique de L’Ouest
33% 
Senegal average
 11%
Global average
 6%

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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