MD, PhD, Specialist in Infectious diseases and Bacteriology-Virology. Minister of State to the President of the Republic of Senegal. She chairs the National Committee of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (CN-ITIE)
Prof. Coll Seck has been twice Minister of Health in Senegal. She was named “Best Minister in the World” in Dubai in February 2017 at the World Government Summit.
Prof. Coll Seck has occupied high level international positions in UNAIDS and Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) in Geneva (Switzerland).
She serves on several boards and juries including the ISA Award (Bahrain), the Noguchi Africa Prize (Japan), and is member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program (USA).
Professor Awa Marie Coll Seck is the author of more than 150 scientific publications.