Fartun Weli

Fartun Weli

Fartun Weli

Executive Director | Isuroon

Fartun Weli, MPH, MAPP (Panel Moderator) is Founder/Executive Director of Isuroon, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help Somali women and girls build self-sufficiency and social-connectedness. Fartun has more than two decades of experience in the medical field, including specific research projects. Fartun holds a B.A. in Business/Project Management from Capella University and a Master’s in Public Health from Walden University. She  has  gained  international prominence for challenging   the  Somali taboo against speaking openly  about  reproductive  and mental-health issues and is  recognized  as an  indispensable  liaison between the Somali and mainstream communities.