Master trainer on women customary land rights in Sierra Leone. With more than 15 years professional experience in the areas of Advocacy, research, gender (women, youth and children’s issues), HIV/AIDS, human Rights, Economic Policy Analyst, experience in designing and conducting research. Specializes in, Conflict resolution, macroeconomic modelling and management. With strong peacebuilding techniques and her main field of interest is to learn and draw lessons from other countries as to how gender issues are managed in the context of human rights.

Lecturer University of Sierra Leone, IPAM and University of Makeni respectively.

Isata is the National Network coordinator for West Africa Network for Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone. She holds Diplomas in Community Management and Development Studies. BA Development Studies, Msc Development Economics and International Cooperation from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata and a PhD in Economic Policy from the Catholic University of Milan, Italy.