Influencing Policy for Better Change.

International Development & African Diaspora

Meet The Team

Fadhili Maghiya:

Title: Project Coordinator

With a background in Human Rights and International Development, Fadhili worked as a legal intern for the United Nation's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, worked for Royal African Society and various volunteering position before joining Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP).

 He spearheaded Common Ground Initiative's, Africa-UK platform in Wales and currently responsible for coordinating and managing SSAP's Inclusion role within Hub Cymru Africa.

 Outside the development sector Fadhili is the founder and curator of Watch-Africa; the first Wales African Film Festivals.

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Rahma Abdilahi:

Title: Project Officer

 Rahma Abdilahi studied Comparative and International Education at the University of Oxford and has proceeded to work in international development. She has worked in Somaliland for two years involving herself in teaching and NGO work. Rahma is hugely passionate about education and supporting and empowering women and young girls in Africa.

 She has joined SSAP working on our new project; TuWezeshe Akina Dada – aimed at tackling gender based violence by empowering young women from the diaspora and the African continent. Sharing our views, Rahma believes that it is important to enable young women to take control of their stories and give them the tools get their voices heard in the issues that affect them.

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Selina Moyo

Title: Chair

 Selina grew up in Zimbabwe and trained and worked as a Broadcasting Journalist for 13 years before moving to the UK.

Her interests include human rights, gender equality and international development.

Selina has held a number of roles within the public and voluntary sector in Wales and currently works in the housing sector. She’s the Chair of Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel (SSAP) and Vice Chair for Bawso and member of the Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association.

Selina is a mother to two girls and two boys.

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