Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura ranked first position, as the most powerful woman in international sports by Forbes magazine in 2018. How did she get there? How did she bypass all gender biases and barriers and rise to a top leadership position within a men-governed, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)? Samoura was born a Senegalese on September 9, 1962, and studied at the University of Lyon in France. In 1995, she joined the United Nations World Food Program (UN WFP) and served...
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