Former captain of the Mali basketball team, winner of the Africa Championship for Women in 2007 and a Kigali forum participant.
The Kigali Forum featured a series of panel discussions facilitated by renowned figures like H.E. Julienne Uwacu, Minister of Sports and Culture of the Republic of Rwanda; Mustafa Berraf, 1st Vice President of ANOCA; FIFA Secretary-General, Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura
Delegates to the Kigali Forum were unanimous that the meeting provided “concrete solutions” for the inclusion of women of Africa and Asia in various continental and world sports governing bodies.
Representing the President of ANOCA, the first Vice President, Mustapha Berraf, was ANOCA’s voice at the forum.
The Advancing Women in Leadership Forum for Africa and Asia brought together 251 participants from 71 African and Asian countries. They came from NOCs, international federations, national federations,
The opening ceremony in the MH1 Hall at the Kigali Convention Centre brought together several dignitaries, including 71 delegates from African and Asian countries, members of government, representatives of international sports federations and various other international organisations.
More than two decades have passed by since the IOC made a clarion call for gender equality in sports governing bodies. In this light, and further to actions already undertaken, IOC, ANOCA and the Olympic Council of Asia
This was the third time that this kind of forum combined with training was organised in Africa for women in sports leadership.