Ayan Gouled


As Executive Assistant at Beyond Associés, Ayan provides administrative support to the team.

Prior experience
Upon graduating in 2015, Ayan spent a year working in the San Francisco Bay Area; first as a Legal Assistant in a Law firm, then as a Program Assistant for UC Berkeley’s Master of Development Practice. Having lived in Ivory Coast, the United States and South Africa her entire life, she decided to move to Paris in 2016 in order to connect with her French roots.

Ayan obtained a Bachelor’s degree in International Development and French Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

She likes
Black cats, Persian poetry, laughing uncontrollably, the smell of summer mornings, dark humor, tomatoes

She dislikes
Condescendence, road trips, cruelty

Favorite quote
“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl