Teaching Assistant, Nairobi
Fardosa is a Teaching Assistant with the RLRH for the online course and is responsible for coordinating and delivering student-facing activities. She is also a fellow on the RSC-BIEA Fellowship. Prior to joining the Fellowship, Fardosa was a community case worker and paralegal interpreter for six years. She worked with HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya implementing urban refugee assistance programmes. There, she supported programmes on SGBV prevention and response. She also worked with Kituo cha Sheria as a paralegal interpreter to provide legal advice and representation to refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya. Fardosa holds a double BA from the University of Nairobi in sociology & social work, and peace & conflict studies.
Academically, she is interested in understanding the experiences of Somali returnees who resettle back in Kenya. When she is not working, she enjoys reading women’s fiction and poetry. She also likes fluid art painting and hiking in and around the Nairobi hills.