Nimco Bulale is a professor and an education policy expert with extensive experience working with community-based organizations and coalitions that work to strengthen the voices of disenfranchised communities to promote a more just society.

Nimco was born in Mogadishu, Somalia and raised in Seattle. Nimco is fluent in Somali and proficient in Spanish. She received her Master’s in Public Administration with a focus on nonprofit leadership and local government administration from Seattle University. Previously, Nimco attended the University of Washington where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a focus on foreign policy, diplomacy, peace and security. Nimco volunteers with various community-based organizations and coalitions.