Our Team

The myAgro team includes over 200 Malian and Senegalese staff, and nearly two dozen expats from around the world.



Anushka Ratnayake, Founder & Executive Director
Anushka is the Founder and Executive Director of myAgro. She was an early employee at both One Acre Fund, where she served as the Director of Innovation and Core Programs, and Kiva.org, where she created the Kiva Fellows Program. Anushka has received recognition from Mulago Foundation, Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, and The Tech Awards. She received her BA from UC Santa Cruz.



JB Dembele


JB Dembele, Regional Coordinator
JB manages myAgro’s Mali field coordinators and the execution of our Mali operations, with particular focus on ensuring myAgro reaches core program objectives, builds the next levels of leadership, and reduces bottenecks as we scale. JB was one of myAgro’s first field agents, and has experience in pest management, water management and cotton cultivation. JB holds a degree in Agriculture Engineering from the University of Algeria.

Mariam Coulibaly
Payables Accountant

Fatim Dembele
HR Coordinator / Office administrator

Awa Diakite
Field Supervisor

Aboubacar Sidiki Diallo
Field Audit Coordinator

Aliou Diarra
Field Controller

Kaba Diombana
Field Coordinator

Fousseny Doumbia
Field Coordinator

Bilaly Konate

Hamadou Samounou
Field Coordinator

Mady Sangare

Youssouf Sidibe
Field Coordinator



headshot_michelle-kirbyMichelle Kirby, VP of Senegal

Michelle is an international development professional with a decade of social impact work experience, including long-term engagements in Mali, Madagascar, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Indonesia, Morocco and Washington, DC. Most notably, she spent three years working for One Acre Fund in Rwanda, completed a project with DKT International in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help improve their sales of reproductive health products, and consulted with the World Bank and Madagascar’s Office of National Nutrition. Michelle holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BA in francophone cultural studies from Bates College.

Oumou Cissé


Oumou Cissé
Office and Field Assistant, Translator





Keba Cissokho
Field Coordinator, Touba Toul Region, Thies



Thierno Siradio Dia


Thierno Siradio Dia
Field Coordinator, Koussanar Region, Tambacounda



Yacine Diame


Yacine Diamé
Accounting Manager



Amadou Diop


Amadou Diop



Sokhna Cisse


Sokhna Dior Cissé
Office Coordinator



Maqui Ndiaye


Maqui Ndiaye
Field Coordinator, Sinthiou Maleme Region, Tambacounda



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Seyidina Sall


Finance, Operations, and Development

Jane Ullman



Jane Ullman, Managing Director, Finance & Operations
Jane has more than 25 years experience in finance, operations and investment banking. She has served as the CFO of multiple startups, and has helped raise more than $100 million from VCs, angels, lenders and lessors. Previously, Jane was an investment banker with the World Bank, and has worked for Dole Foods in Chile and for The North Face. She holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt.