Dahmata Yabre is a development practitioner and a professional translator, with a strong interest in gender initiatives and women empowerment issues. Prior to joining AWDF, she worked with the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) and the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) on the Mandela Washington Fellowship Programme under YALI, the Young African Leaders Initiative.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Translation from the School of Translators in Ghana. She also holds an interdisciplinary Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) Degree with a specialisation in Conflict Studies and Management from the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy at the University of Erfurt in Germany.