Khadra Omer Hassan

works as Country Focal Point for Horn of Africa Regional Environment Network and is part of Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa Board member. Born in Hargeisa in 1972, Khadra has been involved in different projects regarding peace and security in Somalia and Somaliland. As a result, she has gained a wide experience in organizing and mobilizing community towards their own developments, as well as planning, facilitating and implementing training activities. Between 2002 and 2009, she was the chairlady of Barwaaqo Voluntary Organization and was member of Nagaad Board and FAO agro_forsery project Gender Officer between 2004 and 2007. Meanwhile, she has attended several seminaries and workshops focused on increasing women’s participation and the defence of human/ women’s rights.