Fauziya Abdi Ali

Founder and President

Women in International Security

Fauziya Abdi Ali is Founder and President of WIIS HoA and Chair of Sisters without Borders, a network of Kenyan organisations devoted to the prevention of violent extremism. Fauziya is an advocate for women’s engagement in peace and security, engaged in development projects encompassing peacebuilding, women and youth programming and conflict resolution. She developed and implemented one of the first projects on countering violent extremism in East Africa, a decade ago. Since then, she has become a regional expert on violent extremism, advising governments and non-governmental organisations.


Appearing in the following conference sessions: