Hodan Adam Ali
Hodan Adam of Somalia is a Program Coordinator at Action Aid International Somaliland and a community capacity builder in 50 villages in rural areas, focusing on matters of livelihood, empowering women and decision making. Adam is an educator and a lawyer. After getting her Master's Degree of Human Rights and Development from Kampala International University, she co-founded Somaliland Women's Lawyers Association. Adam began teaching at a community college, and also started organizing grassroots forums for women to gather and discuss issues arising within the community. Adam's life mission is to stand for the rights and freedom of the oppressed and she commits to seeing that people learn to respect each other no matter their status or cultural background. For this reason, she devotes herself to living and walking in the values that she stands for and this guides her career path. Working with organizations that promote values in people and lift the spirit of humanitarianism helps her fulfill her mission in life.