Aurélie Adam Soulé Zoumarou
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Aurélie Adam Soulé Zoumarou

Aurélie Adam Soulé Zoumarou
Minister, Digital Economy and Communications

Aurélie Adam Soule Zoumarou is a Beninese politician who is the Minister of Digital Economy and Communications.


She has a technology-based master’s degree from Telecom SudParis and a Certificate in Management of Public Policies and Leadership from Syracuse University in New York.


She played an active role in the participation of Benin and Africa in the 2015 ITU World Conference.


In October 2017, the President of the Republic of Benin, His Excellency Patrice Talon appointed Ms Zoumarou as Minister of Digital Economy and Communications with the mission of making Benin a digital services platform for West Africa, to accelerate growth and achieve social inclusion.


She was elected to chair the ministers of French-speaking nations who are working together to improve their medium and long terms plans for the digital economy in 2019. Soule encouraged further digitisation supported by UNCTAD in Benin.


She is a Mandela Washington Fellow (MWF/YALI), an initiative of former US President Barack Obama for Young African Leaders.


She was listed in the second publication of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2020 by Avance Media.