Penda Ndao graduated from Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal, with a baccalaureate in quantitative management techniques and a degree in business management. She also has a Master’s degree in Audit and Management Control as well as a Master’s degree in Financial Institution Management with a focus on banking.
Penda works as a project manager for the African Agency for Trade and Development. On the political front, she is the National Secretary for Rewmi’s National Female Youth. Penda is a member of Rewmi’s National Secretariat and the communication section.
Penda has received extensive political leadership training, including the Friedrich Naumann Foundation’s Liberal Academy, which is now in session. She also finished the African Program for Emerging Politicians, a capacity-building program for emerging African political leaders.
Penda benefited from Senegalese Women’s Council training on the electoral process and the role of young women in politics. She has also had the opportunity to participate in other recognized training courses in political leadership and public speaking.
Our mission and vision
The network’s mission is to support and empower political parties, organisations, networks, think tanks and individuals, to grow their support, to increase their influence on politics and implement policies of good governance when in government.
In partnership with our members and strategic partners, the network advocates for values of freedom and the individual choice of association across the continent by:
• Championing Liberal policy solutions to Africa’s challenges;
• Capacitating Liberal Democratic member parties with innovative skills, necessary to win elections and lead governments;
Providing a platform for like-minded advocates of good governance, to network and share experience, skills and ideas;
All members of the network are bound by statutory obligations affirming allegiance to ensure the freedoms and dignity of all people, through establishing political and civil rights, upholding the rule of law, supporting democratic governance based on free and fair elections with peaceful transition, ensuring religious, gender and minority rights, fighting corruption and supporting economic freedom, regional integration and free trade opportunities, like the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).