Halifax, May 8, 2019 – The Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) is pleased to announce the hiring of Diariata Dieng as Manager of Community Economic Development and Innovation Services. Her start date was April 29th.

Born in Nouakchott, Mauritania, Diariata studied in Grenoble, France, at Pierre Mendes France University. She obtained two Masters degrees: the first in Territorial Development Project Management and the second in International Economics and Globalization.

Thanks to her university studies and 5 years of experience in the field of territorial development (analysis, development, planning and implementation), Diariata possesses the skills that will enable her to contribute to the achievement of the objectives of CDÉNÉ's Community Economic Development and Innovation Services.

"It is with great pleasure that I join the CDÉNÉ team" says Ms. Dieng. "I hope my experiences and knowledge will provide the tools needed for diversification and economic growth in our regions. Building dynamic regions with the support of our various partners motivates me and I feel privileged to be part of this process. "