Layla Yusuf was born in Mogadishu and ex-professor of the Somali National University.She came to Italy in 1990 with a scholarship at the University of Padova and she took a Master Degree from “UNIBO” in Industrial Chemistry specializing in “Technology Of the material”. She is also social activist, she is a fixed member of the “Women of Mediterranean East and South European Network”, Association supported by the Emilia Romagna Region, in which she promotes and supports associations of women struggling to make their voices heard about emancipation, political participation and commit themselves to violence against women. She is also a member of EWMD “European Women’s Management Development” in Reggio Emilia and Modena and FILEF Association of Reggio Emilia.

#LetterFromTheWorld from Mogadiscio, by Layla Yusuf