Event Title

Partnering for Health with the Somali Community in Central Minnesota

Document Type

Event

Location

Quadrangle 170, SJU

Event Website

https://www.csbsju.edu/global-health/partnership-equity-in-global-health

Start Date

13-9-2022 4:00 PM

End Date

13-9-2022 5:20 PM

Description

This panel focuses on themes related to equity dialogue and action plans in Central Minnesota, maternal health and doula work, and meeting the challenges of East Africans’ COVID and Post-COVID health in Central Minnesota. Moderated by CSB nursing major Belle Handt.

Hudda Ibrahim is Founder and President of Filsan Talent Partners which has partnered with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation to organize “Building Equity Through Dialogue,” a series of roundtable community convenings designed to identify and address existing conditions of racial disparity related to health, education, housing, employment, economy, and community engagement in the St. Cloud area. The convenings are intended to help participants explore actions they can take to build a more inclusive community. Hudda has extensive expertise in training, teaching, and curriculum development. She has delivered workshops and customized training to company executives, HR departments/staff leadership teams, and supervisors, and teaches about diversity and equity at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Hudda graduated from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies and English Literature, earned a Master’s degree in Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and is pursuing a Doctor of Education and Leadership degree at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Hudda is a recipient of the prestigious Bush Foundation Fellowship (2019) and an Initiators Fellowship from the Greater Minnesota Initiative Foundation (2017).

Fatuma Youb (she/her) works with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and with Everyday Miracles, which is committed to improving maternal health, and specifically to reducing health disparities in communities at risk for poor outcomes. Everyday Miracles strives to provide compassionate, culturally aware support and a nonjudgmental, welcoming community. She received her Master's in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Minnesota.

Shirwa Adan is the Executive Director of the Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization (CMCEO). In partnership with nonprofit foundations and government agencies in Minnesota, he and Jama Alimad have developed and implemented CMCEO’s programming addressing COVID and its impacts in the East African community of Central Minnesota, as well as other health initiatives. Shirwa received his Master's in Applied Economics from St. Cloud State University.

Belle Handt (she/her) is a CSB junior majoring in Nursing and minoring in Global Health and a 2022 Summer Leadership Fellow at WellShare International, a partnering organization for our Global Health students.

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Partnering for Health with the Somali Community in Central Minnesota

Quadrangle 170, SJU

This panel focuses on themes related to equity dialogue and action plans in Central Minnesota, maternal health and doula work, and meeting the challenges of East Africans’ COVID and Post-COVID health in Central Minnesota. Moderated by CSB nursing major Belle Handt.

Hudda Ibrahim is Founder and President of Filsan Talent Partners which has partnered with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation to organize “Building Equity Through Dialogue,” a series of roundtable community convenings designed to identify and address existing conditions of racial disparity related to health, education, housing, employment, economy, and community engagement in the St. Cloud area. The convenings are intended to help participants explore actions they can take to build a more inclusive community. Hudda has extensive expertise in training, teaching, and curriculum development. She has delivered workshops and customized training to company executives, HR departments/staff leadership teams, and supervisors, and teaches about diversity and equity at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Hudda graduated from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies and English Literature, earned a Master’s degree in Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame, and is pursuing a Doctor of Education and Leadership degree at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Hudda is a recipient of the prestigious Bush Foundation Fellowship (2019) and an Initiators Fellowship from the Greater Minnesota Initiative Foundation (2017).

Fatuma Youb (she/her) works with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and with Everyday Miracles, which is committed to improving maternal health, and specifically to reducing health disparities in communities at risk for poor outcomes. Everyday Miracles strives to provide compassionate, culturally aware support and a nonjudgmental, welcoming community. She received her Master's in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Minnesota.

Shirwa Adan is the Executive Director of the Central Minnesota Community Empowerment Organization (CMCEO). In partnership with nonprofit foundations and government agencies in Minnesota, he and Jama Alimad have developed and implemented CMCEO’s programming addressing COVID and its impacts in the East African community of Central Minnesota, as well as other health initiatives. Shirwa received his Master's in Applied Economics from St. Cloud State University.

Belle Handt (she/her) is a CSB junior majoring in Nursing and minoring in Global Health and a 2022 Summer Leadership Fellow at WellShare International, a partnering organization for our Global Health students.

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