Gabrielle Adawe

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Gabrielle Adawe

Gabrielle Adawe plaque.png

A plaque honoring Adawe

Status
Deceased[1]
Nationality
Nigeria Nigerian (likely)[1]
Occupation
Under-secretary general
Affiliation
United Nations

Gabrielle Adawe was the under-secretary-general of the United Nations during and shortly after the Omnic Crisis. She was one of the key architects in the formation of the Overwatch taskforce. She was instrumental in negotiating peace between humans and omnics, establishing the city of Numbani and overseeing its development for many years.[2]

After the end of the war, she admitted that she had possessed doubts as to whether Overwatch could succeed. However, she admitted that Jack Morrison and Overwatch had not only met the UN's expectations, but had surpassed them.[3] She gave Morrison the position of strike-commander over Gabriel Reyes, reasoning that while Reyes had led the team during the Crisis, Morrison could do a better job of rebuilding it.[4]

In order to abet peacemaking efforts between humans and omnics, she founded the city of Numbani.[5] Until her last days, Adawe continued her efforts to abet her peacekeeping efforts.[1]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Adawe International Terminal and Adawe Avenue within Numbani were named after her.
    • At the front entrance of the terminal is a plaque that contains a short summary of her accomplishments.
  • The Adawe Foundation was founded in Gabrielle's honor.
  • A statue of Adawe existed in Unity Park until it was destroyed by Doomfist.[1]

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