Welcoming Wubet Girma - the new GAIN Ethiopia Country Director

Welcoming Wubet Girma - the new GAIN Ethiopia Country Director


Addis Ababa, 4 April 2022 - 

GAIN is delighted to welcome Ms. Wubet Girma as the new Country Director, Ethiopia.  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.

Welcoming Ms. Girma to GAIN, Director of Country Program Services Charl van der Merwe remarked,  "Wubet is an excellent addition to our country leadership, and we are really looking forward to work with her and the Ethiopia team in the new and exciting work ahead for GAIN in Ethiopia."

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.

Wubet Girma, GAIN Ethiopia Country Director

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

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