Anab A Gulaid
Anab A. Gulaid has worked in public health policy and prevention, nonprofit management, program development, qualitative research, and community building since the 1990s. She has a proven knowledge of building trusting relationships with diverse populations and cultures. In Anab's current position at the University of Minnesota, she is involved in number of research and training projects that call for the collaboration of community providers, and advocates of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She works in autism spectrum disorder early intervention, Person-Centered Thinking and Planning, and community outreach through engagement. Anab was the founder and Executive Director of Eftin, a non-profit community-based organization and founding member of the Somali Health Coalition of Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Department of Health Somali Public Health Advisors and is an advisory member of the Health Disparities Education and Career Development Program. Anab has an Environmental Health degree (B.A.Sc.) from Ryerson University and a Masters of Public Affairs (MPA) from University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. She was awarded a Bush Leadership Fellowship (2009-2010).