Alieu is a social entrepreneur from a humble background. He dedicates his life and career to building entrepreneurial opportunities for young Gambians. In 2012, he founded the “Young Entrepreneur Association of the Gambia” where he launched the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit + Job Fair for 500 young people across the country. A Mandela Washington Fellow, he founded the r has so far supported 570 startups and created over 300 jobs in the past four years. In 2017, he was the only Gambian youth ever selected as the European Development Days Young Leader where he shared the same panel with world leaders such the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium to discuss job opportunities for the youth.