Amadou Diaw anticipated that there would be a boom in private education provision and in 1992 founded the Institut Supérieur de Management (ISM), a private business school based in his home district, Point E, in Dakar. ISM has 100 professors, 250 employees and a wide range of partners (including Science Po Paris) in the academic world and private sector. In 2016, this business school, which is now targeting an expansion in Africa, attracted international investors, including the US fund Galileo-Providence, which became a shareholder.
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After studying in Europe, Amadou Diaw returns to Senegal and found a business school. 25 years later, he shares his observations on the education system in Senegal and in French-speaking Africa, and on the reforms needed.