Sahra Ahmed Koshin
Founder and Director
Sahra Ahmed Koshin is the Founder and Director of the Somalia Gender Hub and the Puntland Women Writers Association. She is a humanitarian/development expert with over 18 years of professional work experience in research and policy development, program management and institutional capacity strengthening, gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment program delivery. Sahra led over a dozen knowledge and research studies in Somalia focusing on gender and women in Somalia. She has lived and worked the past 13 years in Somalia with government institutions, research think tanks, and civil society. She is a PhD Candidate studying Somali Diaspora Humanitarianism in Complex Crises at the University of Copenhagen. Sahra has double MA degrees in Advanced Development Studies and in Development Sociology from the Netherlands. Sahra is a blogger, poet and an accomplished author having published 3 literary books and won international literary awards such as the Dutch Rabobank Poetry Award. Her writings can be found on her Google Scholar profile Google Scholar.
Ikram Abdiaiaz Jama
Ikraam Abdiaziz the Programs Coordinator of the Somalia Gender Hub, I’m a social activist and a peace and development advocate who strives for youth-led attainment of the SDGs.