Diaspora Stories: Supporting STEM Education in Somaliland

In this episode of the Immigration Nerds podcast, we hear the inspiring story of two expats from Somaliland who are transforming lives through education. Asha Farah, founder of the Burao Academy of Science & Technology, and Yasmin Mirreh, EIG Senior Attorney and volunteer and advocate, talk about how STEM education has become a beacon of hope for Somali youth.

Learn how their transnational community leverages the power of immigration to create opportunities and foster global connections. Be inspired by the academy’s remarkable achievements in STEM education and its impact on students, families, and the future of Somaliland. Don’t miss this powerful episode that celebrates the potential of education and the resilience of the human spirit. Tune in to Immigration Nerds now!

HOST: Lauren Clarke

GUESTS: Yasmin Mirreh, Senior Attorney, International Practice, EIG; Asha Farah, Co-Founder, Burao Academy of Science and Technology located in Somaliland

NEWS NERD: Rob Taylor

PRODUCER: Adam Belmar