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Gabriela is an industrial designer who has been part of the IOC’s Youth leadership programmes since 2014 and was appointed to the IOC Women in Sport Commission in 2017. That year she also delivered her first IOC YL project - United Play - in cooperation with the Guatemalan Olympic Academy and NOC.

Gabriela Matus Bonilla

Project description:

Together with fellow IOC Young Leader Maria Reneé Rodríguez, Gabriela has created “Atletas Líderes” (Leader Athletes) - an initiative that develops personal and professional skills in Guatemalan athletes aged between 14 and 18. It is being developed in close collaboration with the Guatemalan Olympic Committee and the Guatemalan Sports Confederation.The project was launched in October 2020 and is 100 per cent online, responding to the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

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