Dalhatu Sulaiman is a Learning Assessment and Capacity Building Specialist with over 17 years of experience designing and implementing strategies that promote the well-being of children and women across northern Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory.
Sulaiman played key roles in the implementation of the USAID-supported Nigeria Northern Education Initiative (NEI) between 2010-14 and Links for Children project (USAID-LFC) in 2014, DFID NENTAD Education in Emergency, and USAID Addressing Education in Northeast Nigeria (AENN) activity. Sulaiman worked as a social welfare officer with the Bauchi State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. During his short tenure with the Ministry, he led the establishment of the first Bauchi State Children’s parliament and coordinated all child-related activities of donor and implementing partners in the state. For the last three years, Sulaiman served as a consultant supporting various organizations and projects, including USAID and Global Affairs Canada.
Sulaiman’s work is rooted in the belief that a great education is foundational to life’s success. Sulaiman received his undergraduate degree in sociology, his first master’s degree in crime management, prevention, and control, and a second master’s degree in development studies all from Bayero University, Kano.