Mohamed Ahmed

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Mohamed Ahmed is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Horsaid Institute for Community Development, a community based nonprofit organization that works to strengthen the educational opportunities of young men and women in the East African community of San Diego.

Born in Mogadishu, Somali, Commissioner Ahmed moved to San Diego as a refugee in 1995. He graduated from Crawford High School and studied International Security and Conflict Resolution at San Diego State University in 2013 where he obtained his Bachelors of Arts and Science and currently pursuing his Masters in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Student Affairs. He worked in local community organization and national and international organizations allowing him to become a strong, visionary leader. He is a leading voice in business and civic circles, providing guidance to local leaders and organizations on community safety, economic empowerment and affordable housing.