Ms Beatrice ALLEN

Ms Beatrice ALLEN
Full Name
Ms Beatrice ALLEN
Date of birth
IOC member, member of the IOC commissions: 'women and sport' 'culture and Olympic education' and 'coordination commission', Assosiation of National Olympic Committees of Africa
Ms Beatrice ALLEN


BA of International Development; Diploma in Gender and Development; Diploma in Gender Responsive Project Implementation; Certificate in Training of Gender Trainers


Various capacities, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (Gambia) (1974-1989); National Officer, UNDP (Gambia) (1990-2002); Consultant/ Coordinator, National Trade Fair (Gambia) (2003); Executive Director, Trade & Investment Promotion (Gambia) (2004-2010)

Sports administration

Member of the Lions Club of Cape Point; Member of the Special Olympics (Gambia); First Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee of Gambia; Member of the Women and Sports Commission of Committee of Gambia; Honorary Member of the Gambia Softball Association; Honorary Member of the Gambia Golf Association; Honorary Member, ANOCA Zone II; First Vice-President of the World Baseball Softball Confederation

IOC History

IOC Member from 2006 to 2020; Honorary Member since 2021; Member of the following Commissions: Women and Sport (2004-), Culture and Olympic Education (2008-), Coordination for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio 2016 (2010-2016), Olympic Education (2015-), Women in Sport (2015-), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2017-), Sustainability and Legacy (2017-), Evaluation for the Youth Olympic Games 2022 (2018), Medical and Scientific (2018-)

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