ABOUT THE FOUNDER

AISHATU MARGIMA, Executive Director is the founder of Women and Youth Empowerment for Advancement and Health Initiative (WYEAHI) she is a registered Nurse/Midwife, has Master in Health Planning and Management (MHPM) and she is a Season Health and Development Worker, with working experience on Maternal New Born and Child Health (MNCH), retired as a Director Administration and supplies Hospitals Management Board Maiduguri Borno state, also worked with a Faith Based Organization EYN Headquarters as Coordinator HIV/AIDS programme successful implemented project with Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Network on Ethics/Human Right, Law, HIV/AIDS prevention, support and care (NELA) with founding support from USAID on prevention of HIV/AIDS infection among others.

Implemented Church of the Brethren Disaster Ministries (CBDM-US) livelihood and Empowerment project 2015-2016, and also successfully implemented Oxfam-Novib project on promoting the well being of women and girls on the move caused by insurgency in the North East Nigeria. She attended World Humanitarian Summit (sponsored by Oxfam )  as representative of host community and CSOs in the north-east Nigeria and also one of the speakers at the side events of Lake Chad Basin from 23RD to 24TH May, 2016 at Istanbul, Turkey, She is also a leader, lead mentors, Adamawa State. On a Project of UN Women titled “Promoting Women’s Engagement in Peace and Security in Northern Nigeria.”