F17_SpeakPhoto_Jama Ikram Jama

Ikram Ahmed Jama is an educator, an activist, and a storyteller. Ikram has been an active member of the Ottawa community since 1992 working with immigrant communities and on violence against women issues. Currently the Manager of the Multicultural Liaison Officer Program (MLO) at the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO), she is also the co-founder of Sahan Literary Forum, a platform for writers about the Horn of Africa and the Somali diaspora to discuss creativity and resilience. Ikram is also a contributor and one of the editors of a recently published book title.

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