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Racine Ly

Leaders Africa 2018





Racine is an engineer from Senegal, based in France, working for a multinational corporation. He is the founder of a startup which extracts valuable data from satellite images for use in food security and public health sectors, among others. He holds a master's degree in material sciences and computational mechanics and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering through a joint-program of the French Space Agency and the University of Bordeaux. Racine enjoys reading, running, traveling and envisioning a better future for Africa.