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Aziza Albou Traoré, CEO

In 2015, Aziza Albou Traoré founded AZ Media to assist corporations and governments with their international communications.

Aziza moved from France to the United States eight years ago and started as an account manager at The Network Journal, a business magazine. She held various positions, from marketing to writing and programming, for major international media (Jeune Afrique, Forbes, Africa 24). In 2011, she became the first representative for Groupe Jeune Afrique in North America and opened their office in New York City.

She recognized the need for a more positive and accurate representation of emerging markets abroad, and the importance for these markets to handle media exposure more professionally. Aziza thus started providing communication advisory services between Africa and the United States. With AZ Media, she aims to extend her services to international level.

Aziza has a master’s degree in communication from the French Institute of Press in Paris. When living in France, she was in charge of the financing and production for a contemporary art center. In 2013, she completed a program of broadcast journalism at the New York Film Academy.

 

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Glynis Loizeau, Associate & Communication specialist

Glynis Loizeau has lived and worked as a writer in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Paris. Following eight years as the PR and communication manager at The Africa Report in Paris, responsible for the development and promotion of the magazine, she now specialises in Public Relations for French and international business and political clients.

With a solid international media, business and institutional network and working relationships with the international media, Glynis uses her strong writing and strategic skills to develop and implement PR campaigns. She also researches and writes investment guides to promote private investment in Africa and, in 2015 ran the English communication campaign for presidential candidate Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, now president of Burkina Faso.

Alongside these main business activities, Glynis also works as a script doctor for French screenwriters and film makers, advising on storylines, strengthening dialogue and supervising voice over recordings.

Glynis’s is a native English speaker and is fluent in French. She lives in Paris and Rennes.