Born on 19 December 1988 in Laoudi-Bà (s/p Bondoukou) in Côte d'Ivoire, Traoré Awa BAMBA has been the General Manager of CAYAT (Yakassé-Attobrou agricultural cooperative) during the last five years, after having served as its vice-president. Traoré Awa BAMBA is a versatile, young, dynamic woman committed to the cause of women and children. Very early on, she showed her main virtue, her determination to succeed in all the missions entrusted to her. Thus, she has raised CAYAT's professionalism by improving productivity and competitiveness. She fights for women's promotion and empowerment and the protection of children and the environment, which she strongly defended during her intervention at COP15. Taoré Awa BAMBA graduated from the University Institute of Abidjan with a degree in Private Law, Corporate and Judicial Careers in 2013 and a Master II in International Humanitarian Law in 2014.