Ask Edna

Ask Edna

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) has published to her web site, Off The Sidelines, a page of Questions and Answers, questions from her Book Club members addressed to Edna Adan. The goal of Sen. Gillibrand’s group is to make more women aware of the...

Skirball Center Interview

The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles has published an account of Edna’s visit there in late November, including an interview. Edna discusses the challenges she faced in building the hospital and talks about her work now. “I try to give women in my...
Edna's TEDx Video now available

Edna's TEDx Video now available

Edna was invited to Geneva three weeks ago to address a TEDx conference where she spoke about Somaliland and the building of the Edna Hospital. She described how important is the training of midwives to the goal of reducing high rates of maternal and infant mortality....
Edna interviewed in Switzerland

Edna interviewed in Switzerland

Following her presentation at the TEDx conference in Geneva yesterday, Edna gave an interview to a member of the Swiss media. Edna shares her humanitarian vision with TED If an elderly woman can build a hospital, everyone has the potential to move humanitarian...

Edna at TEDx

Edna Adan will give a presentation at the upcoming TED conference in Geneva about her work in service to the women of Somaliland. She will discuss how she came home to Hargeisa in 1997 from a career at the World Health Organization to find Somaliland’s health...
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