12 Trailblazing Somali Women
'Horn' founder and editor Sumaya lists 12 trailblazing Somali women and why you need to know about them.
Dr. Hawa Abdi
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Dr. Abdi is a physician and activist who provides critical care and services in Somalia. The Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation, which she runs with her two physician daughters, is a non-profit organization consisting of a hospital, school and nutritional center. In 2012 Abdi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.