Sahro Ahmed Koshin

  • Sahro Ahmed Koshin

Author & Deputy Director of SIDRA

Sahro Ahmed Koshin is a Somali-Dutch poet and author of three poetry anthologies as well as a biography based on her late father Mr. Ahmed H. Koshin. Koshin was the recipient of the prestigious Dutch National Rabobank Poetry Prize for her poem She, A Somali Mother.She is the founder of the Puntland Women Writers Association (PWWA) based in Garowe, Puntland where she runs diverse literary activities encouraging women and young girls to express themselves through the power of the written word and through poetry and art .Koshin is currently working as the Deputy Executive Director and Programs Manager of The Somali Institute of Development and Research Analysis (SIDRA)