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Sahro Ahmed

About Me: 

Hallo!
I am a social entrepreneur and a fundraiser for women's causes. I have a passion for Justice & Truth and I have worked in the gender and governance issues the past 10 years. I have experience in institutional reform, civil society development, women’s empowerment, violence against women, and human rights. My skills include strategic planning, policy development, financial planning and gender budgeting, fundraising, media outreach and public relations, advocacy and lobbying, staff training and development, human resource management, equity in the workplace, gender analysis, gender mainstreaming, and participatory research. An experienced trainer and manager of both projects and people.

I earned both my MA and BA in Cultural Anthropology/Development Sociology at the University of Leiden. I also have an additional Advanced MA degree from the Radboud University in Nijmegen in the Netherlands. I am fluent in Somali, Zambian languages, Dutch, English and speak basic Arabic.

My Passions: 
Poetry, activism and writing
My Challenges: 
Culturally-justified violence against women (breast ironing, female genital mutilation, secret society, polygamy, honor killings, acid burning, etc.
My Vision for the Future: 
A world where equal rights prevail for both men and women
My Areas of Expertise: 
Human rights, gender, education, complex emergencies
My Languages: 
English, Somali, Dutch, Zambian

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