President Profile

H.E. Madam Roman Tesfaye

First Lady of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

President of OAFLA 2017-2019

H.E. Madam Roman Tesafye is a professional career-woman and a civic activist. Following her post as a lecturer of Economics at Arbaminch University in Southern Ethiopia, she held various managerial and technical positions in different organisations including the United Nations Development Program, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission, the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, the Regional Bureau of Finance and Economic Development, the Regional Secretariat for the National Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Preparation, as well as the Bureau of Plan and Economic Development. Her Excellency Roman Tesfaye also served as a member of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State Parliament for two terms.



H.E Madam Adjoavi Sika KABORE

After her graduation of Master’s degree in private law in business from the university of Lome Togo in 1979, H.E Madam Adjoavi Sika KABORE continued her post-graduate study majoring Enterprise Administration in the University of Dijon France. After some work experiences with societies and institutions, she joined the chamber of Commerce and industry in Burkina Faso since 1985 and occupied different positions (Head of Team/ Unit, Director and special advisor). Since 2006, she founded the association of support to preventive Health called KIMI include early diagnosis and prevention of breast and uterus cancers, elimination of trachoma, and reduction of malaria, diarrheas, schistosomiasis and care to sickle cell disease patients.