I am Somali woman who ran away from her country because of civil war. I hold B.A. degrees in Peace Studies and English from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's. I am the former Director of Women's Health and Advancement Programs for Community Grassroots Solutions, an organization that provides training and education for immigrants and refugees.
I volunteer for so many organizations that assist immigrant and refuge families. I worked as a CPR and First Aid instructor at Saint Cloud Technical and Community College.
Now I am a graduate student at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame Researching issues relevant to women’s rights, justice and equality. Female Genital Mutilation and Maternal Mortality. International Peace Studies and Public Policy
My Vision for the Future
Equality among all people. To illuminate Female Genital Mutilation and to reduce the Maternal Mortality