Nadia Ahidjo

Nadia leads EM2030’s work on Girls' Education in Emergencies in Sub-Saharan Africa. She is a feminist global development professional with a commitment to the application of gender analysis in philanthropy, advocacy, and policy work. She maintains robust experience, over 13 years, in supporting women’s rights in numerous country contexts, and across all regions of Africa. She has led insightful publications, impactful philanthropic projects, and has extensive advisory experience in and with leading African institutions, foundations, governments, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. Previously, she has worked on international criminal justice at TrustAfrica; and on democracy, governance, and civic engagement at the Open Society Foundations. In her spare time she loves to use her experience in the development sector to weave together fiction and non-fiction stories. In 2019, she was long-listed for the Short Story Day Africa Prize exploring climate and environmental disruption. This story is also featured as a chapter of the Moongirls comic book hosted by Drama Queens Ghana. Her other work has been published by All Africa, Afreada, African Feminisms, and WATHI, and is available online.

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