Aminata Seck is originally from Senegal and is a Ph.D. student in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Kansas. She has a B.A. in Political Science from Bard College and is finishing her Masters in Global and International Studies at KU. Aminata is the founder of a non-profit organization called Association for the Development of Education in Senegal (ADES). In Spring 2016, Aminata was awarded a FLAS to study Wolof during Summer 2016.