Aminata is a gender and child rights advocate. She is passionate about designing, implementing and managing programmes that create an enabling platform for adolescent girls to discover and make informed decisions pertaining to their sexual reproductive health and social and economic empowerment.
She has delivered and managed social and economic empowerment programmes for adolescent girls and boys through BRAC, Initiative for Children and Youth Improvement (ICYI) and IBIS. She is an expert trainer on Life Skills, gender and communication soft-skills and has rolled out training sessions for adolescent girls and BRAC national staff in Sierra Leone. Also, she has conducted research on understanding the sexual and reproductive health issues of adolescent girls in Sierra Leone after the Ebola epidemic which was funded by Irish Aid. She is currently the Coordinator of the Sierra Leone Adolescent Girls Network.