Nuria Abdullahi Jami

Author : Hanna Arayaselassie

Year : 2012

A committed activist for women’s rights, cultural rights and for human rights, freedom and equality; one of the first women to be elected to the Harari Regional Council, where she served for two terms; President of Harari Region for just under a month, the first (and so far only) woman to be elected President of a Region; founded the Harari Women’s Association- the first women’s association in the country; helped set up Ada’a House- a museum working to preserve and promote Harari culture