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Seema Ghani is an anti-corruption activist and the Chairwoman of Hand in Hand Afghanistan.

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Background

Ghani was born and brought up in Afghanistan. She moved to London, UK, with her family during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, and went on to spend 5 years as a Project Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ghani moved to Kabul in 2002 after the fall of the Taliban, hoping to contribute to the building of a new Afghanistan. She has a BSc. (hons) in Interdisciplinary Studies in Computing & Management, an MSc in International Business from the University of London, UK, and an MSc in Development studies from South Bank University, UK.

In 1999 Ghani set up the Khorasan Charity in Kabul to help children who had been orphaned due to conflict, and affected by poverty and disease. She also took in children whose families couldn't afford to support them. To fund the charity she set up a restaurant and a guesthouse.

Career

She has been on the Board Member of Afghan Family Guidance Association (AFGA) since 2002.

In 2008 Ghani became Chair of Hand in Hand Afghanistan, an NGO that fights poverty with grassroots entrepreneurship. Hand in Hand Afghanistan is a member of the Hand in Hand International network.

She is also a member of several civil society boards, including the Afghan Technical Vocational Institute, the Afghan Family Guidance Association and Open Society Afghanistan. She is also the Founder of People’s Movement Against Corruption in Afghanistan.

References

Seema Ghani Wikipedia


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