DIVERSITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
Policy Advisor & Community Outreach for Diversity & Human Rights
Moana Uluave-Hafoka was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Moana is a Gates Millennium Scholar and graduated with University Honors from Brigham Young University in English and a minor in Sociology. In May 2014, she graduated with a Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She previously served as a Community Program Assistant at the Sorenson Unity Center, a Teaching Assistant with the Boston University Prison Education program, and as a paraprofessional at Edison Elementary School. Today, you can find Moana still living in Glendale with her husband, Maika and their new baby, Linita.
CONTACT: MOANA.UH@SLCGOV.COM | 801-535-7697
Refugee Community Liaison
Fatima Dirie was born in Barawa, Somalia, and raised in Kenya and Utah. She attainted a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Utah. Fatima is passionate about advocating for human rights and social justice issues, empowering women and youth to be leaders, and educating people on refugee populations.
When asked what she loves most about Salt Lake City she replied, "I love how easy it is to navigate and the fact that Salt Lake City is very welcoming to new Americans!"
CONTACT: FATIMA.DIRIE@SLCGOV.COM | 801-535-7931