Ibrahim Balami was born and raised in Borno state the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeastern Nigeria. I joined the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in 2017 to privde humanitarian assistance and support to enable people whose live and livelihood had been shattered by the protracted crisis survive and recover from the after math of the Boko Haram Insurgency, my roles in the IRC include Leading the implementation of SRH-WPE Program Integration, Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) operational research, supporting integrated women and girl-centered service models, piloting a harm reduction approach for unsafe abortion care, health promotion and community engagement, multisectoral program management as well as Research had helped me over the years to give hope to my community and shape my passion and commitment for the Humanitarian world. I am committed to building client responsiveness and removing community level barriers, increasing adolescent and community meaningful engagement in project design and implementation, creating supportive attitudes towards the provision of services, advocating for Human rights approach to services in extremely conservative settings. As a gender equality Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) champion and Nigeria Country Program GEDI Lead and Member of IRC global GEDI council. I am open minded and a quick learner and i look forward to transmiting new learnings and skills from this porgram to the day to day activities at the IRC.