Mohamed Yassin Khalifa, is born in Khartoum, Sudan. He worked for USDoD/DA as a Community Liaison and a Lead Generator at the Army's Middle Eastern Language Program. Then after he joined the African Language Program at Harvard's AAAS in 2010 as a Teaching Assistant and a Sudanese Arabic Language Instructor. He studied language and philosophy at Zagreb University. He also studied diplomacy at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at University of Malta. After he was immigrated to the U.S., Mr. Khalifa went to study mediation at Columbia Law School, in New York. He speaks fluently Sudanese Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian and Maltese, but he moderate in French and Russian.