Zahra A. Shirwa​ (USA)

Member of the Board of Directors

Zahra A Shirwa is the former Executive Director of the Global Somali Diaspora (GSD) organization.  She has over 20 years of community activism in public education, voting rights and immigrant issues.  Zahra is deeply engaged in interfaith outreach and collaboration as means to fight Islamophobia and racism. She previously worked for USAID and the Petroleum Finance Company in DC.  Zahra is educated in the UK and US. In her spare time she enjoys gardening.