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Nimao Ali

Muslim (Sunni) Chaplain

    Get to know Ms. Nimao

    Meet Nimao Ali, the principal of Abraar Secondary school. Ms. Ali completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Mathematics at Carleton University and later received an Adult Education Teaching Certificate at Algonquin College. She continued her education, completing Principal Qualifications at York University. Ms. Ali has been working as an Islamic studies teacher and educator for both adults and children for almost 20 years. Ali’s past local volunteer involvements include: sitting on the RCMP National Adviser Committee as a member, serving as a member on the OCISO Non-Profit Housing board and holding key positions in the Ottawa chapter of the Muslim Association of Canada.

    In 2017, Nimao served as an external adviser to the Minister of Children and Youth Services of Ontario and she is a current board member of Somerset West Community Health Centre. In addition, Ms. Ali worked as an education project coordinator in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. She has also co-founded local organizations undertaking key projects in girls’ education and empowerment in Canada. As a former Carleton student, Ms. Ali is looking forward to connecting with you all and giving back to our university.