Amadou Alpha Ba is from Dakar. He received his Baccalaureate from Ziguinchor and then went on to study at the University of Saint Louis where he obtained a degree in Applied Foreign Languages (English and German). Amadou is finishing his Masters in Tourism and Hotel Management. As a very active student, he was the Google Student Ambassador committee president. He has been a member of UGB Verte since 2013, which is a structure that advocates for the environment, he participated as a volunteer in Citizen Camp on the Carabane Island and in the Saloum islands. He is also a member of AIESEC and attended leadership training sessions. Amadou has participated in activities with Afrobarometer in which he visited more than 50 villages in Senegal, which was what sparked his interest in helping people in remote areas.