An event to mark Mohamed Mohamud Sheik's legacy.
Ahmed Village as he is known in Somalia is a British chef who owned and ran a prominent restaurant called the “The village” before returning to his roots. He established The village in Mogadishu at a time when the security situation in this city was unstable and he raised stakes for all other restaurants by offering food and catering at a class of its own. Both local and diaspora know about the Village. He has been the target of terrorist attacks on his restaurants on numerous occasions but has refused to turn his back and return to the UK instead staying resilient and showing other business owners that this country deserves a chance.
Dahir Adani is the Owner of Mr. Fruto Business which he started in February 2014 while working as Senior Policy Advisor to the Ministry of Information Posts and Telecommunications also served as technical expert and helped develop Communication Act (2012) and Media Law (2013). Before returning from US where he lived and worked as ICT expert to many companies in Washington DC metropolitan area and as consultant to organizations like Fannie Mae (2006-2007) and American Red Cross (2002-2004). Mr. Adani is a graduate from McGill University with Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (1995-1999) and holds Post-Graduate Diploma in ICT from DeVry Institute of Technology (1999-2000).
Zahra is the managing director of SOSTEC INC Somalia an IT company based in Mogadishu Somalia. She has 10 years of experience in the industry with background in software development, app development and also a lecturer at the local Universities.
She worked with various Ministries, Companies and International in Somalia to provide direct project management support and technical assistance and provides ICT Strategic Planning and Information Systems Development, she is also a lecturer at SIMAD university and Hamar University.
Mohamed Bashir Osman better known as Mohamed Midnimo is a young Somali-Dutch Entrepreneur, Graphic Designer and Photographer based in Mogadishu, Somalia. Back in 2013, Midnimo went for vacation to Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia. He discovered the market opportunity to start up an advertising agency in Somalia, while he was still a student. which is a dream came true. He is now the Executive Director of Daauus Advertising Agency, which is the first creative agency in Somalia.