Afghani Barakzai

 

Afghani Barakzai is currently working in Washington, D.C, at a humanitarian charity, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington. She holds a B.A. in Arts & Sciences from the University of Kabul, Afghanistan. During her studies in Afghanistan, she became involved in human rights issues at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs in Kabul. After graduation, she focused on international development and worked at the Asia Consultancy Group, a large professional trade and export company. She later served as the Senior Administrator/Mobile Money Manager for the USAID-Community Development program. She was awarded a Rumsfeld Foundation Fellowship at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and has been a Fellow there since 2012.