Amb. Ummu Kalthum Muhammad is the founder and CEO of Kalthum Foundation for Peace. She studied Accounting at the University of Maiduguri and Social Works at the Ramat Polytechnic,Maiduguri. She did several course on SGBV and conflict management in and outside Nigeria. Ummu Kalthum had obtain certificate in Peace Building, Conflict Analysis, Negotiation and Women in Humanitarian from the United States Institute of Peace. She also has a professional certificate in Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster from Harvard University. She is a recipient of the NCMA Youth Inspiration Award as well as The Nigerian UK. Ummu is an aficionado on negotiations and mediation. Her efforts in resolving the Boko Haram insurgency is acknowledged by all and sundry.