The importance of activism, responding to Beledweyne crisis | #NomadicHustle 15 w/ Ismail Warsame

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March 1, 2020

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The importance of activism, responding to the Beledweyne crisis, succeeding in higher education | #NomadicHustle 15 w/ Ismail Warsame, Higher education expert and academic advisor at Oregon State University. A native of Somalia and multilingual, Ismail Warsame had lived and or travelled through more than a dozen countries and over 30 states in the USA. Since joining OSU in 2010, Ismail has been charged with serving as the primary contact for urgent cases, and assume responsibility and oversight for difficult student care, crisis or conduct-related situations. As part of his responsibilities, Ismail manages student cases that could lead to—or have already resulted in—academic and/or immigration consequences, some of which could be severe. Ismail holds Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Maine. He studied abroad at the American University in Cairo, Egypt as an undergraduate student.


Dr. Ahmed Ali

Dr. Ahmed Ali (Pharmacy) Executive Director of Somali Health Board


Mohamed is Somali actor, creative and an author of a comic book for Somali kids.

Ikran Ismail

Ikran Ismail PhD student in Education - University of Washington


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