Ms Aïcha GARAD ALI

Entry in the IOC 2012
Born 28 December 1966
Ms Aïcha GARAD ALI

Ms Aïcha GARAD ALI

DJI

Education

Physical education teacher (CAPEPS), Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) (1987)

Career

Physical Education teacher in higher education (1987-1991); College teaching Adviser (1991-1993); Director, School of Sports Studies (1994-1995); Member of the “Make the Hospital Clean” association (1999); Technical Adviser for the Ministry of Youth and Sport; President of the Youth Commission of the National Union of Djiboutian Women; Member of the Central Committee of the RPP political party; Head of Delegation for the management of the assistance granted to Yemeni refugees in Djibouti; Active member of the humanitarian association

Sports practised

Handball, swimming, athletics, cycling

Sports career

Player and captain of the Djibouti national handball team; Coach of the Djibouti national handball team

Sports administration

Vice-President of the Djibouti Handball Federation (1987-1993); Secretary General of the National Sports Commission for the re-founding of the Djibouti Olympic and Sports Movement (2004); Chair of the Women and Sport Commission of the Ministry of Youth and Sport (1999 -2005); President of the Logistics and Coordination Commission on the occasion of the Secretaries-General seminar in Djibouti; President of the Djibouti National Olympic Committee (2005-); Member of the Executive Committee of World Taekwondo (2013-)

Awards and Distinctions

Officer of the National Order of 27 June (2018); ANOCA Olympic Order of Merit (2018)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (2013-2015), Culture and Olympic Education (2014-2015), Culture and Olympic Heritage (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-), Olympic Programme (2017-)