Amisa Rashid

A dedicated advocate for mental health and community resilience, the Founder and Executive Director of Nivishe Foundation can bring a wealth of experience to the Impact Makers Advisory Board. Specializing in trauma-informed resilience programs, she has global recognition, having participated in prestigious fellowships like VVEngage and YALI. With a diverse background in board leadership within organizations such as SIASA PLACE and RHIZE, she actively shapes policies to enhance mental health services for marginalized communities. Recognized as the African Youth of the Year and an ambassador with One Young World & Theirworld, she also mentors young women in organizations like Kamilimu and Akirachix. She has previously built partnerships on the intersectionality of economic empowerment and mental health.