Ahmed Tidiane is the co-founder of African Immigrant Relief, assisting African Immigrants with legal representation and community education; co-founder of Mauritania Care, providing after-school programs and job support; and a member of IRA-Ohio, providing support to the anti-slavery movement in Mauritania. In his day job at the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI), he works with the immigrant population. He speaks five languages: English, French, Arabic, Fulani and Wolof.