Paola Olmedo is from Ecuador and recently completed a Master in Sports Management in South Korea. She is very interested and passionate about Sport for Development and Sport Development programs.

She is a former athlete in the discipline of Fencing, and was a member of the national Team for more than 10 years, which gave her profound experience, discipline, perseverance, and determination. She has been involved in sports all of her life and strongly believes that sports is a tool that can be used to develop and improve the quality of life of individuals. She worked in a development project with Amazon communities and was also part of a football program focus on social development in South Korea.

Paola is an easy going, enthusiastic and organized person and enjoys sharing her time with people from other cultures and learning from them.