Ndey Fatou Njie is a graduate of Marina International School and Derby College (UK). She is currently a law student at University of The Gambia and the founder of Tiga. As a frequent swimmer, she realized that there is a gap in the market for locally handmade swimwear that fit comfortably using beautiful African fabric. Ms. Njie started making swimwear samples to test the market, which responded favourably to the demand for African fabric swimwear. Recognizing the interest and potential in her products, Ms. Njie launched Tiga. In addition to launching Tiga, Ms. Njie is amongst the top 10 finalist for the Empretec Women in Business Award 2018. She is also an International Visitors Leadership Program Alumni 2017 and was the winner of GoTG’s Ministry of Youth and Sports’ “Youth of the Month 2016”; winner of the Youth Empowerment Project first pitching competition 2017; winner of the BUSY competition video competition 2017; and the winner of Gambia Investment & Export Promotion Agency’s most Innovative Business of the Year 2017. She also got nominated for New African Woman on the Rise (Next Generation) by UK’s New African Woman Magazine in 2017. Her work has been featured on platforms such as the United Nations, Female One Zero, International Trade Centre. Ms. Njie also supports charities such as One Heart Gambia, Young Mums of the Gambia, and Jaeghan Cole Memorial Foundation. She is a member of Women’s International Networking Group, TAF Club Ten, and Global Shaper Hub Banjul.