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Board Of Members

HAMIDA ANDISHA

Mrs. J. Hamida Andisha is currently the chairwoman of the National Center for Dialogue and Progress (NCDP), a Kabul based nonprofit organization.

ABDUL AZIZ RAHMATY

Abdul Aziz Rahmaty joint NCDP as Executive Director in 2018. Prior to this, Mr. Rahmaty worked as a President of Political Science Club of American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).

ABIDA OSMAN

Mrs. Abida Osman is leading women rights and civil service expert in Afghanistan. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the American University of Beirut.

PARWIZ KAWA

Mr. Parwiz Kawa is a Founding member and Executive Director of Hashte Subh Daily, the leading and largest independent newspaper in Afghanistan and winner of the International Press Freedom Prize from Reporters Without Borders in 2012.

METRA MEHRAN

Policy Consultant, Women Empowerment & Education Advocate, Fulbright Fellow.

SHOAIB RAHIM

Shoaib Rahim has served in the Afghanistan government in various capacities over the years. From Senior Advisor to Minister of Defense to Deputy Chief of Finance at MOD between 2013 to 2017.

MAISAM WAHIDI

S. Maisam Wahidi’s regional expertise includes South Asia and Middle East, in particular issues related to Afghanistan and Iran. His research concentrates on regional security, cooperative security, and nexus between different internal and external actors shaping states behaviors within international system.