Dorcas Amakobe

Director and Trustee

Dorcas is a women’s rights development expert with over 12 years’ experience in the development and sport sector.

photo of Dorcas Amakobe

Working directly with girls from rural communities in her role as Executive Director at Moving The Goalposts, a sports development organisation based in Kenya, Dorcas holds a comprehensive range of sports, leadership and training qualifications including a Certificate in Coaching and Personal Development Program from Beyond Your Edge, the Global Women’s Mentoring Program by Vital Voices and US Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs; and a Certificate in Women’s Sports Leadership from the University of Chichester, Females Achieving Brilliance and Anita White Foundation.

Through collaborations with national and international sports federations and sport for development organisations such as the Kenya Football Federation, the Kenyan NOC, GIZ, Streetfootballworld and the FIFA Foundation, and as a voice for grassroots organisations at global platforms, Dorcas has developed in-depth insights into a broad range of approaches across organisations towards human rights, and is a pioneer member of Common Goal's Gender Accelerator program.