Mrs Dagmawit Girmay BERHANE

Entry in the IOC 2013
Born 27 July 1975
Mrs Dagmawit Girmay BERHANE

Mrs Dagmawit Girmay BERHANE



Master of Arts (M.A. degree) in Planning and Management, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (2003-); Executive Masters in Management of Sport Organisation (MEMOS VI), Lausanne, Switzerland (2003-4); Bachelor of Science in Business, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1997-2000); Diploma in Accounting, Addis Ababa University Commercial College, Ethiopia (1993-95)


An advocate of Health and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights in developing countries

Sports Practised

Athletics; Basketball; Taekwondo

Sports administration

Vice-President of the Ethiopian Martial Art Federation (1998-2000); General Secretary of Ethiopian Sport For all Committee (1999-2002); First Vice-President (2000-2004), President (2004-2008), General Secretary (2009-2013) and then Board Member (2013-) of the Ethiopian National Olympic Committee; Vice-President, Technical and Logistic Chair of the African Badminton Confederation (2002-2006); President of the Ethiopian Badminton Federation (2000-2016); Council Member of the Badminton Confederation Africa (BCA) (2009-2018); President of the Badminton Confederation of Africa (2011-2013); Vice-President of Badminton World Federation (BWF) (2013-2018); Member of the Women and Sport Commission of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) (2006-2017); Executive Board Member of ANOCA (2009-2013); Executive Council Member of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (2009-2016); Member of the Finance and Audit Commission of ANOC (2016-2018); Chair of Finance and Audit Commission of Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (2019-); Executive Council Member of ANOC (2019-); member of WADA Foundation Board (2022 - )

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Coordination for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games Nanjing 2014 (2010-2014), Women and Sport (2010-2015), Nominations (2014-2015), IOC Members Election (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-2020), Finance (2015-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024 (2017-); Audit committee (2021 - ); Coordination for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad Brisbane 2032 (2021-), member of the IOC Advisory Committee on Human Rights (2022 - )