Ahmed is an English instructor at Higher Institute of English in Nouakchott, Mauritania. He received his BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Nouakchott in 2010. In 2013, he earned a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Old Dominion University in the United States of America. In 2015, he graduated with an MA in international relations. He, also received the Certificate of Responsible Research Conduct from the University of Miami in 2015.
Ahmed taught and administered English programs at various institutions in Nouakchott including the University of Nouakchott, Polytechnique, and ISERI.