Combat gender inequality and learn how to contribute effectively to this vital cause with Nimco Ali, speaker, social activist, and co-founder of Daughters of Eve.
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What We're Told Not To Talk About
Nimco Ali OBE is a Somali British social activist and writer. She co-founded Daughters of Eve, a non-profit organisation which works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM), in 2010 and The Five Foundation, which leverages resources for front line activists, in 2019. In 2020, she was appointed as an independent government advisor on tackling violence against women and girls.
Nimco’s debut book What We Are Told Not To Talk About was published in 2019. Hear some of Nimco's stories to educate your team on what’s being done right now to tackle gender inequality and how they can play their part.
Nimco Ali OBE | Speaker Biography
Nimco, a Somali British social activist and writer, is highly regarded for her work in advocating for the rights of women and girls. In 2010, she co-founded Daughters of Eve, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting girls and young women at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM). Her efforts have been instrumental in raising awareness and combating this harmful practice.
Recognizing her significant contributions, Nimco was appointed as an independent government advisor on tackling violence against women and girls a decade later. This appointment further solidifies her position as a leading commentator on women's and girls' rights in international media. Nimco's dedication to amplifying important conversations on gender equality has been essential in bringing these issues to the forefront.
Recently, Nimco's influence and impact were acknowledged by various esteemed institutions. The Sunday Times included her in Debrett's 500 most influential people in Britain, while the Evening Standard recognized her as one of the 1000 most powerful individuals. Additionally, she was named one of BBC's 100 Women in 2018, further highlighting her exceptional work.
If you are seeking to educate your team on the current efforts to combat gender inequality and empower them to contribute to this cause, engaging in a conversation with Nimco would be highly beneficial. Her expertise and insights will provide valuable perspectives on the ongoing fight for women's and girls' rights.