Hamdi Mohamed was born the youngest of ten siblings in Mogadishu Somalia. A year later, she fled Somalia with her family as the civil war broke. She came to America when she was three years old. Today, Mohamed is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Law, Societies, and Justice. She splits her work between Congresswoman Jayapal’s district office and campaign office. In the district office, Mohamed is the Manager of Constituent Services where she helps people navigate the everyday impacts of public policy and addresses constituents’ issues relating to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State. She is often writing letters of Stay of Removal for those facing deportation and requesting expedited adjudications on immigration applications. She is also Congresswoman Jayapal’s Campaign Manager and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the campaign, the management of staff, and the coordination and implementation of all fundraising operations. She also worked for the Refugee Women Alliance where she helped prepare low-income residents for job search and employment attainment. In 2012, Mohamed worked with CARE International in Hargeisa, where she researched and wrote interest-stories on discrimination and food security crises and assisted with the global ‘Do No Harm’ training that helps prevent NGOs from causing unintentional harm through their humanitarian interventions and peace operations.