Wubet Girma

Ethiopia Country Director, GAIN

Ms. Girma is an international development and cultural relations professional with over 15 years' experience, a track record of leadership in Non-Governmental Organisations - vested in the acceleration of human, social, and economic capital.

She joins GAIN from the British Council as Ethiopia’s Deputy Director and has demonstrated success in roles developing and managing programs or initiatives requiring a combination of strong team leadership, communications, analytical, and multi sector project management skills. She is further skilled in cultivating partnerships and strategic alliances, fostering social innovation, and proficient in planning and execution of robust systems to achieve organisational objectives in a wide array of multinational organizations. 

"By joining GAIN, I’m looking forward to a range of avenues to engage with young people, and for the space created to foster non-traditional partnerships," said Ms. Girma of her new role.

In her free time, you will find her hanging out with family, engrossed in a book, or visiting a new place.