Media executive and activist most well known for serving as the President of the Cultural Integration Agency and she hosts IntegrationTV weekly on Omni TV, a show dedicated to inspiring and connecting Somalis and Muslims in media.
She completed a bachelors in communications at the University of Windsor before eventually earned a postgraduate certificate in broadcast journalism from Seneca College.
She has been a producer for a number of popular television shows including American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.
She grew up with four brothers and seven sisters. She and her family emigrated to Canada in 1984. She has two sons.
She worked as a producer on American Idol, a show hosted by Ryan Seacrest.