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Silke Endress Interviews Zakia Soleiman (Afghanistan)

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Zakia Soleiman a recent graduate of American University of Afghanistan (AUAF); she has held a variety of senior management positions in a variety of organization both international and domestic. Her past experience has included management of various projects in capacity building of civil society organizations, education, women, youth empowerment and gender equality program among others.  

A key element in the majority of the projects she worked on is to develop a systematic method to advance Afghan women’s and youth capacity and empower them to raise their voice when their rights are violated and enhance their capacity to become self-sufficient. In addition, she is founder of a National Youth Organization entitled “Afghan Youth Voices for Positive Change” that will be operating to include youth from different parts of country, from center to grass root in discussions on important issues related to Afghanistan and region.