Khadija is the SOAS African Development Forum’s Panel Director while she pursues an MA in African Studies.

A budding writer, Khadija studied Journalism and Creative Writing at the American University of Paris (AUP). Before that, she spent two years in South Africa, studying Entrepreneurial Leadership and African Studies at the African Leadership Academy (ALA), where she was the Chief Marketing Officer for All 4 Girls Empowerment, a student enterprise. Khadija has written for several publications including the Mail and Guardian’s Voices of Africa. As Panels Coordinator, she works to weave the questions and discussions that will be had at the ADF in March.