Samatar Abdi
Nairobi, Kenya

Samatar Abdi

Project Manager, Citizen Evidence for Social Change

Samatar has extensive experience in political and civil rights research, particularly in Somalia. Prior to joining AVF, he was a Research Assistant at Human Rights Watch and he briefly worked for UNFPA. He is a Somali—English translator and speaks Somali, English and Kiswahili with native proficiency. He holds a Diploma in Communication Studies from Atlas College. He is passionate about human rights that lead to positive social change, particularly for conflict-affected communities.