Co-founder of a microfinance bank that helps struggling business women, Alima Hussein is a young mother with a hectic schedule.
"Gender always plays a role ... even subconsciously."
- Alima Hussein, government relations adviser for Rio Tinto
Currently living in Mozambique's capital Maputo, she manages the external relations teams for mining multinational Rio Tinto - a role which requires strategic thinking and strict confidentiality.
Alima is a quiet leader but her diplomacy skills give her power in the trickiest situations.
It is the quiet ones you have to watch!
||Tutu's Children can be seen from Thursday, January 10, at the following times GMT: Thursday: 2000; Friday: 1200; Saturday: 0100; Sunday: 0600; Monday: 2000; Tuesday: 1200; Wednesday: 0100; Thursday: 0600.
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Source: Al Jazeera