My heart is filled with immense gratitude to Allah SWT for bestowing upon me the wonderful opportunity to complete
I started working at Somali Public Agenda (SPA) exactly three years ago today on 4 January 2021. It has been among the most wonderful things that has ever happened to me. Then, I was a fresh university graduate, and SPA was a small growing organization with high ambition and a small team. Everyone at SPA was playing multiple roles. I started working as a researcher and human resources officer. In the beginning, I spent most of my time in the
2023 was another productive year for the Somali Public Agenda (SPA). We published a record 19 papers, held a new record of 24
I embarked on this exciting internship in July 2023 stepping into an organization dedicated to research and dialogue.
I am very happy to write this reflection blog post on my experience as an intern at Somali Public Agenda. This experience changed my life. The internship was offered to me, similar to my fellow interns by the SPA Centre for Learning and Development. SPA is where I had the opportunity to understand more about research.
I am excited to use this achievement as a stepping-stone for further growth and development in my career. I remain
Asma: Three incredible months at SPA Somali Public Agenda February 1, 2023 Reflections From Our Team If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.” Zig Ziglar I vividly remember the day I got the Somali Public Agenda internship acceptance message. […]
2022 was a very productive year for Somali Public Agenda (SPA). We published 15 papers, held a record 19 forums (including 6 Gaxwo & Gorfeyn meetups), produced 22 podcast episodes, trained 30 bloggers, engaged and talked to local and international media, trained 4 interns, and started working with like-minded institutions.
Looking back, these 3 months made me appreciate the opportunity I have got and how it helped me a lot in learning and adapting to the field of work. My internship was a mix of working and learning period.
I was extremely excited to work on this because I have a deep connection to Beledweyne: it is