Hauwa Abdu Biu
Hauwa Abdu Biu is a professor of curriculum and instruction and Dean of the Faculty of Education in the Department of Education, University of Maiduguri, Borno State in Nigeria. She obtained her B. Sc. Ed and M. Ed from the University of Maiduguri and a Doctorate from Kenyatta University, Kenya. Prof. Biu possesses skills in research and documentation on gender issues, with greater emphasis on bridge building between communities (peace negotiation and mediation), training of trainers on gender issues, capacity building and conflict resolution and in participatory rural appraisal. A women’s rights activist, Hauwa Biu is the Borno State coordinator of BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, and has been active in the campaign to Bring Back Our Girls, liaising with the Chibok community, amongst others.