Hi! I’m Somaneh Bouba, from Mali and Senegal. I live in Boston.MA with my wife and our three sons, two of whom are twin toddlers.
I survived congestive heart failure caused by a congenital heart condition and I am currently living with a HeartMate3 LVAD pump inside my heart while awaiting a heart transplant.
This wasn’t my plan. I’m an engineer, and in 2016, I founded an energy services company, back home in Senegal. That year, I traveled to the US as part of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative. [...]