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COTE D'IVOIRE OFFICE:

TIGUI HOLDING
25 BP 1313 Abidjan 25,
Commune de Cocody, Riviera Golf 4,
Beverly Hills,Republique de Côte d'Ivoire

FOUNDER

FOUNDER

Tiguidanke Camara founder and Chief Executive Offocer of TIGUI HOLDING, a Guinean native with permanent residency in the United States, is one of the youngest women mining executives and one of the few women mine owners in Africa.
A visionary and proactive businesswoman, she uses her entrepreneur background to pursue her objective of creating a conglomerate of natural resources and innovative technology companies in different sectors. Since 2009 she has developed ambitious projects through strategic partnerships and alliances to play a crucial role in shaping the future of Africa.

She leverages her relationships with communities, governments, and investors to promote sustainable business ventures as well as the next generation of women in business. Ms. Camara uses her knowledge and connections to identify economically viable opportunities and translate them into reality.

Tiguidanke Camara is an active advocate of women's presence and role in the development of the mining industry and a member of Women In Mining International (WIM). She is a Wedo World Ambassador for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) representing Guinea since 2016 to present.

Sustainability is one of the core of Tigui Holding business : Tiguidanke Camara believes in strict professional ethics and enforces high standards of corporate governance. Tigui Holding’s management supports the growth of employees and strongly believes that business growth correlates with employee satisfaction, corporate responsibility and transparency. Linked to her CSR priority role, Tiguidanke Camara has launched the Tigui Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the livelihood of the communities in West Africa, with an emphasis on empowering and educating women and the youth.

Ms. Camara has received many leadership nominations and is a three-times award inductee. She has been on the cover of major magazines such as Forbes Afrique, Mining Decisions, Mining CSI and Air Cote d’Ivoire inflight magazine LEMAG. She has been featured in AFP, Saudi Gazette, Madame le Figaro, Jeune Afrique, Paris Match, Huffington Post, on CNN, CNBC Africa, BBC WORLD, A2, AFRICA 24 to name a few. She has been a speaker at events such as Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA2018) Forum, Africa Mining Summit, the New York Forum Africa (NYFA), New African Woman Forum, AWIEF forum, FEEF forum, JA forum and the African Mining Summit.

You must own your future by first looking at all the oportunities that lay before you, without fear of being judged by others.

Tiguidanke Camara

HONORS AND AWARDS

Feb 2018-African Leadership Magazine CEO'S HALL OF FAME 2018 AWARD INDUCTEE
Mar 2017-Jeune Afrique magazine 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL BUSINESSWOMEN OF AFRICA
Mar 2017-Women Entrepreneurship Day(WED) WEDO WORLD AMBASSADOR for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) representing Guinea since 2016
Feb 2017-Amazons Watch magazine AFRICA’S TOP 25 DISTINGUISHED WOMEN IN BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
Dec 2016-Amazons Watch magazine TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN EMERGING ECONOMIES AWARD INDUCTEE
Dec 2016-Centre for Economic & Leadership Development(CELD) GLOBAL WOMEN LEADERS HALL OF FAME(GWLHF) INDUCTEE
Jul 2016-Women Entrepreneurship Day APPOINTED GUINEA'S AMBASSADOR FOR WOMEN'S ENTREPRE- NEURSHIPDay (WED)
Jun 2016-New African Women magazine WOMEN OF THE YEAR IN THE MINING SECTOR
DECORATED ONE OF ''23 FEMMES GUINEENNES LEADERS D' EXCEPTION" Mar 2013-Cope-Guinee
2011-Gnouma magazine NOMINATED AS WOMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF GUINE