Lydia Nsekera
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Lydia Nsekera

Lydia Nsekera
Member, International Olympic Committee

Lydia Nsekera is a member of the International Olympic Committee since 2009. Before that, she was the president of the Burundi Football Federation.


During the position as the vice-president of Burundi’s Women’s Football Committee, she helped launch the country’s first women’s league.


She is Africa’s first woman to be appointed onto the FIFA’s Executive Committee.


She was listed in the second publication of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2020 by Avance Media.