Mirishahe Syla

Mirishahe Syla

Cohort 3

Mirishahe Syla completed her master’s degree in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Northern Iowa in 2018, with an emphasis on Gender-Based Violence prevention, where she also worked as a research assistant at the Center for Violence Prevention. She is a researcher whose work centers on gender and social justice issues. Currently, she is working as a Gender Advisor and a consultant in various projects related to women’s empowerment, domestic violence, and youth engagement in violence prevention programs. She advocates for a comprehensive response to violence against women that incorporates primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention as well as a victim-centered approach. Her main areas of interest include violence against women, feminist epistemology, intersectionality, rural feminism, ecofeminism, gender economic inequalities, and masculinities studies.

Volunteered at


Notes from the Student

Other Volunteers

View all