Somalis in public school, Inter-generational trauma | #NomadicHustle 2 w/ Ikran Ismail

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March 1, 2020

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On the 2nd episode of #NomadicHustle, we sit down with Ikran Ismail and she discuss her journey as a being the only person of color admitted into the PhD program in Education at the University of Washington - Seattle in 2017, navigating the public school system, advice for Somali parents seeking the best education for their kids, and much more. Enjoy, and we hope you're going to love this episode! Share your feedback and we would love to hear what you think!


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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