Isack is originally from Somalia and currently based in Malyasia. Isack has been working with refugee communities across advocacy and lobbying for resettlement and inclusive education for refugees since his arrival in Malaysia as an asylum Seeker. He is leading and supporting the operation of refugee-led learning centres in Malaysia.
Asia Pacific Network of Refugees (APNOR) is the only region-wide refugee-led network of refugee-led initiatives in the Asia Pacific region that is working with and for refugees. APNOR was established in 2018, on the recommendation of Asia Pacific Summit of Refugees (APSOR).