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Ayan Abdinur

Program Administrator & Regional Manager – Southern Minnesota
(507) 322-4100

As ADC's Program Assistant & Regional Manager Southern Minnesota (Housing & Financial Education) – She is also the primary point person for now for all of ADC’s programs and activities in the Twin Cities and Southern Minnesota region. 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. 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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Ayan Abdinur

Program Administrator & Regional Manager – Southern Minnesota

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In Memoriam Hussein Samatar

Founder, African Development Center of Minnesota