Malick Mbengue

University of Dakar – B.A.
University of Louisville – M.A.

Professional focus: I teach French and I have taught in the humanities (Ethics and Faith Narratives); head coach for VWS varsity soccer, BIPOC residential advisor and dorm head

Scholarly or professional activities: Member of the Senegalese-America Professional Network (; founder and CEO of a nonprofit (; founder of Baobab Global Travel (Educational travel to Senegal for educators and students).

Grew up: Senegal

Favorite spot at Webb: Faculty Field

Favorite music or musician: Afrobeat/Reggae; Bob Marley/Alpha Blondy

Favorite book or author: The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

Favorite TV show or movie: ESPN FC (show); Homeland (show)

Typical Saturday routine: Coach my son’s soccer team, play soccer with friends, activities with my family, dinner and movie