Abaarso alumni among BBCs 100 women 2020

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020.

This year 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.

The list includes Ubah Ali who is an Abaarso School Alumni.

A tweet from Abaarso School reads “Congratulations to Ubah Ali, an Abaarso alum, appointed to BBC’s 100 Women of 2020! She has been recognized largely for founding the non-profit, Sollace for Somaliland Girls, which aims to eliminate FGM within Somaliland.”

According to BBC, Ubah Ali is a co-founder of Solace for Somaliland Girls, a foundation committed to eradicating all forms of female genital mutilation (FGM) across communities in Somaliland, through education and empowerment.

Ali, who studies at the American University of Beirut, also advocates for the rights of migrant workers in Lebanon.