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Ms Lydia NSEKERA

Ms Lydia NSEKERA

Lydia NSEKERA
Entry in the IOC 2009
Country BDI (Burundi)
Born 20 April 1967
Education
Degree in Economic and Administrative Sciences, University of Burundi (1992)

Career
Company director, Garage Tanganyika Cars (2002-); Internal auditor, Brasserie et Limonaderie du Burundi (1994-2001)



Sports practised
Basketball, athletics (high jump)

Sports administration
Leader of a women’s football club (2001-); President of the Burundi Football Federation (2004-2013); Member of the Burundi National Olympic Committee (NOC) Women and Sport Commission (2001-2006); Member of the Organising Committee of the 5th African women’s football championships (2006); Member of the Burundi NOC Executive Bureau (2006-); Member of the Organising Committee of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Olympic Football Tournaments (2006-); Member of the Women’s Football Commission of the African Football Confederation (CAF) (2006-2012); Member of the Executive Committee of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (2007-2011); Member of the Organising Committee of the Olympic football tournaments in Beijing (2008); Member of the Organising Committee of the FIFA World Cup, Chile (2008); Member (2011-2013), then President (2013-) of the Women's Football and the FIFA Women's World Cup Commission; coopted (2012) then elected (2013) by the FIFA Congress as FIFA Executive Committee Member; Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (2014-)

Awards
One of the FIFA representatives at the medal presentations for women’s football at the Games of the Olympiad, Beijing 2008; Nominated by the Bujumbura Mayor as one of the 10 best women workers of 2008; Winner of the IOC Women and Sport Award (2009)

IOC History
Member (2010-2014) then President (2014-) of the Women and Sport Commission; President of the Women in Sport commission (2015-); Member of the following Commissions : Radio and Television (2011-2014), Marketing (2014-2015), Coordination for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020 in Tokyo (2013-), Communications (2015-)