Biography Conference Speakers

Fatuma Ali Saman

executive member and head of women’s league of the National Muslim Leaders Forum ( NAMLEF)

Fatuma holds a B/Ed in history and philosophy and religion, Has undertaken an executive masters in Education policy and leadership. Fatuma is an educator with expertise in strategy and policy and has a background in women rights advocacy and security.Fatuma, was the founding principal of Nairobi Muslim Academy an institution that was set up in 1995 to provide access to education for Muslim children in Nairobi and particularly girls from Northern Kenyan and coastal region. Fatuma served at Independent Policing Oversight Authority ( IPOA) as a commissioner,where she chaired the committee on the Inspections, monitoring police operations and research committee. She represented Muslim women in the National constitutional conference in the technical committee on the bill of rights. Fatuma served at the task force on devolved government that created the laws of managing the county government and ensured in these processes women rights and gender equality was mainstreamed. She recently served at Political parties dispute tribunal ( PPDT) and the IEBC recruitment panel. Fatuma served in the national education board among many other government initiatives. She was a consultant with DAI and is currently a consultant with Adam Smith International in Somalia . Fatuma is among the eminent women of Kenya who ran a situation room during last elections under IRCK. Fatuma s an executive member and head of women’s league of the National Muslim Leaders Forum ( NAMLEF).

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