American Center Staff Members


  • Marie Laure O. Lydie ANGORAN
    American Center Director
    Phone: (225) 22 49 40 55

In January, 2002, Marie-Laure O. L. Angoran assumed the duties of the American Center Director at the American Center at the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Mrs. Angoran was formerly a reference librarian, before joining the Embassy as an American Center Assistant. She has served as Head Librarian for the Faculty of Humanities, Letters, Arts, Languages and Civilization at the University of Cocody Abidjan and as Director of the Library and the Documentation Center for National Civil Service School of Côte d’Ivoire. She was awarded in 2003 by the International Who’s Who of Professionals for her professional, academic, and civic achievements. Mrs. Angoran obtained a Master in Library Science Degree (MLS) from the Library and Documentation School of the University Cheick Anta Diop of Dakar.

  • Debora Yaméogo ROUAMBA
    American Center Assistant
    Phone: (225) 22 49 41 70

In 2007, Mrs. Rouamba has been assigned to the position of American Center Assistant.  She mainly provides professional research support to contacts and is engaged in American Center outreach services.  She assists and backs up the American Center Director, and also provides assistance to PAS Information Specialist.  She joined the US Embassy since 1994, serving as the American Center Technician until she was promoted to her current position.  She holds a Licence (three-year degree) in English from the English Department of the University of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.  Prior to her assignment in the US Embassy, she worked as an Assistant Document list at the International Institute of Parasitological and Agricultural Research and at the British Council’s Education Section as a Library Assistant.

  • Francois AMICHIA 
    American Center Technician
    Phone: (225) 22 49 42 49