Abdullah is a the Director of the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Well-know for his political activism against corruption, Abdullah Khodadad is the current Campaign Director for Rebrand Afghanistan initiative. He was an Afghanistan embassy diplomat in Washington DC as the liaison for Think Tank Affairs, He is also media and communication expert, who speaks fluent English, Farsi/Dari/Tajiki (Cyrillic), Pashto, Urdu/Hindi, as well as some Russian.
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Ahmad Zia Massoud
Ahmad is an Senior Advisor for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Ahmad Zia Massoud ( احمد ضیاء مسعود) was the Vice President of Afghanistan in the first elected administration of President Hamid Karzai, from December 2004 to November 2009. In December 2001 President Hamid Karzai named Massoud as ambassador to the Russian Federation. He is the brother of famed resistance-fighter Ahmad Shah Massoud.
Kazim is an Senior Fellow for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Mohammad Kazim Homayoon, is the planning director at the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) of Afghanistan.
Fawzia is a Senior Fellow for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Fawzia Koofi is an award-winning peace activist, Member of Afghanistan Parliament and Vice President of the National Assembly. Koofi began her political career promoting the right to education of girls in her “Back to school” campaign. In Parliament, she has focused primarily on women’s rights, but she also has legislated for the building of roads to connect remote villages to educational and health facilities. Fawzia Koofi’s memoir, The Favored Daughter: One Woman’s Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future, is an autobiographical memoir written by Fawzia Koofi with the aid of Nadene Ghouri.
Mohammad Alam Izdyar
Alam is an Senior Fellow for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Alhaj Mohammad Alam Izedyar was selected to represent Panjshir Province in Afghanistan’s Meshrano Jirga, the upper house of its National Legislature, in 2005.
Massoud is an Advisor for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Massoud Hossaini is the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Hossaini joined Agence France-Presse (AFP) in 2007, and covered the war in Afghanistan, part of the time embedded with US troops. In doing this, he traveled to isolated villages, where he also documented local life. Hossaini’s work has twice been exhibited in Berlin, and he is currently still an AFP photographer in Afghanistan.
HE Dr Mohammad Mirwais Balkhi
Mirwais is an Senior Advisor for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Dr Mohammad Mirwais Balkhi Joined the Ministry of Education of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in 2018 as the acting Minister of Education. Mirwais Balkhi holds a PhD in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi India. He has published numerous academic articles including the books ‘Saudi Arab’s Foreign Policy towards Afghanistan; 1991-2014’ and ‘A Critique on Afghanistan’s Regional Integration’. Dr Balkhi has worked as the Deputy Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in New Delhi and previously as the head of Africa and Middle East Desk in the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) and as the Chief Editor of the CSS’ Quarterly Journal of Strategic Studies. Prior to joining the CSS, Dr Balkhi was a lecturer at the Law and Political Science Faculty.
Ahmad Naser Sarmast
Ahmad is a Senior Advisor for the Rebrand Afghanistan campaign. Ahmad Sarmast, Director of Afghanistan National Institute of Music is a pioneering institute open to girls and boys, women and men from all backgrounds.