Fatima Joda (Sudan)
Fatima is a young social and environmental activist; among her causes are education, positive change, development, and women em-powerment. She is an Event Coordinator for a local campaign AnaLan (the Arabic for I Will Not), a social movement taking a stand against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Sudan. In 2015, Fatima represented Sudanese Women Leaders in SUSI – US Department of State and Equality and Women’s Rights Conference in Il-menau, Germany. She is an active volunteer with UNV, Food Bank, Generations for Peace and teaches English to underprivileged children who dropped out of school. Moreover, she is a freelance graphic designer and painter, currently prepar-ing for her own visual art exhibition. Her interests include politics, travel, hiking and skydiving.