Fatima Dirie Nur is a woman with vision. She hopes that one day soon no woman or girl in the Puntland State of Somalia will suffer the anguish of being victims of gender-based violence.
Sahra Kooshin is a campaigner and advocate for women rights. She is also a well-known poet and author and currently works as the Deputy Executive Director and Programs Manager at the Somali Institute for Development and Research Analysis (SIDRA).
Idris Ahmed Yaqub is not afraid to advocate for peace in Somalia, a country that is still reeling from the effects of civil war.
The 31-year-old native of Mogadishu vividly recalls the turbulent times of his boyhood and adolescence.
She is a published author, activist and humanitarian worker who prides herself on serving the community.
Born and bred in Mogadishu, Sucdi Dahir Diriye has never known any other work besides engagement with civil society and mobilizing the community in times of conflict and famine.