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Ayan Abdinur

Program Manager – Housing and Financial Education Department
(507) 322-4100

As ADC's Program Manager Housing & Financial Education Department – Ms. Abdinur works with African communities throughout the state to ensure equitable access to economic and financial opportunities. She also plays a key role in establishing new networks and connections beneficial to ADC’s clients and the organization as a whole. Ms. Abdinur has trained and counseled a large number of families in Minnesota to become first time homebuyers. She was raised in Rochester, Minnesota and educated in Mankato at Minnesota State University. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree and currently doing her MBA at Capella University. Ms. Abdinur enjoys increasing the financial literacy of Minnesotans of African descent as well as traveling and spending time with her family. 

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