Hadija Dorayi served as the Technical Assistant to the office of the Vice President on Sustainable Development Goals Projects. Before her appointment at the office of the Vice president, she was the Nigeria Lead for Population Refference Bereau, a Washington based NGO that supports Federal Ministry of health with training and advocacy materials on maternal /child health and nutrition.
Hadiza has also worked as an Output Lead for UK Department for International Development, DFIDs voices for change, where she was responsible for mentoring adolescent girls to become future leaders and agents of change. This includes boosting their leadership skills, self confidence and creating the right enviromment for them to make informed descisions about their lives and their future.
Hadiza worked with Save the Children International as head of campaign and communications, she advocated for improved laws and policies and helped prioritize childrens’ issues at Federal and State levels. In collaboration with the UN Millenium Campaign, she coordinated the inclusion of Nigerian Civil Society voices into the Global Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda (SDGs). As a hobby, Hadiza produces video documentaries on sustainanle development issues. Her documentaries have been screened at International conferences such as the UN General Assembly in New York, launch of the State of the World’s Mother’s Report in London, the high level meeting on Sustainable Development in Bali, the Immunization Conference in Addis Ababa and a screening for Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote at the lauch of Routine Immunisation Strategy in Abuja.
She is a graduate of Law from University of Abuja, with a Masters degree in Law. She is a member of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN).