Nasiba Hamidy holds a BA in law and political science and has served as an assistant secretary to Afghanistan’s former president Ashraf Ghani. She worked on a project focused on women’s inclusion in peacemaking, which was developed and implemented through collaboration of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan and the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan.
Since high school, Nasiba has volunteered for social and cultural initiatives across the country. She founded educational programs and organized social activities for girls in her hometown and Kabul and also established a library and literacy program for youth. As a master of global affairs student, Nasiba is the recipient of a Kroc Institute Fellowship.