White House Author
President and CEO, Center for Somali Women’s Advancement
Khadra Mohamed is the President and CEO of the Center for Somali Women’s Advancement, which promotes the smooth integration of new Americans in Ohio by facilitating citizenship and supporting the economic self-sufficiency of Somali and other immigrants. Under Khadra’s leadership, the Center initiated various programs that highlight the achievements of immigrants with a special focus on immigrant women who have become citizens and business owners. Khadra is the organizer of the annual International Women’s Day celebration at the Ohio Statehouse, an event that showcases contributions of new American women to the Ohio economy. Because of her leadership, Khadra was elected President of the Federation of African Organizations in Ohio, a coalition that represents diaspora communities from 54 countries in the African continent.