Monika Staab, born in Dietzenbach/Frankfurt, Germany in 1959, is a former German football player and manager. She has the UEFA coaching Pro-licence. After playing for German clubs such as SG Rosenhöhe Offenbach, Offenbach Kickers, and the SG Oberst Schiel, she played for clubs abroad such as Paris St. Germain and the Queens Park Rangers. Later, as coach and manager of the 1. FFC Frankfurt, she won four German championship titles, five Cup victories, and the first UEFA champions league title in 2002. Monika Staab has coached the national team of Bahrain, Pakistan, and Qatar, she has worked as a consultant, coaching instructor, and technical observer for FIFA, UEFA, the German Foreign Affair Office, the German Football Association, and the German Olympic Sport Committee, as well as for various NGOs. For the past 13 years, she has engaged with the development of women's football in over 80 countries. Monika Staab strongly believes in football as a means for social development and has shaped women’s football in Germany and abroad. In 2014, she was named Germany’s Football Ambassador for her commitment and ongoing dedication to football and gender equality. She calls herself a pioneer in women's football. For the past two years, she has been working in The Gambia in Africa.