Ms. Alaha Ahrar works with many different organizations to help people of different nationalities, tongues, ethnicities, economic backgrounds, color and people with disabilities in the United States and overseas.
She graduated from University of Mary Washington in May 2012 with a triple majors and one certificate on time in four years.
Alaha Ahrar’s majors are Political Science, International Affairs and Human Rights and her certificate is in Middle Eastern Studies Program.
Currently Ms. Ahrar works full-time as Community Development Advocate- FACETS for the Education and Community Development Program a US organization in Virginia, which helps people in need and breaks the cycle of poverty.
Furthermore, she is one of the Board of Directors for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project (AWWP), the Directors of International World Poetry, Canada, and also she is the Director of Media and Publication of the Afghan-American Women’s Association (AWAA).
In addition to the above mentioned jobs and responsibilities Ms. Ahrar is an active member of National Association of Professional Women and also she is the US reporter and Journalist of Banu Magazine in Europe. Meanwhile, she pursues her Master’s degree in Social Justice and Human Rights at George Mason University right now. Alaha Ahrar is multilingual and has excellent computer skills.
She has had numerous certificates and appreciation letters, such as, Appreciation of Kindness (Big Heart) 2016 from FACETS, Fairfax, VA; Certificate of Appreciation in 2013 from Diplomatic Language Services (DLS), Arlington, Virginia; Certificate of Recognition in 2012 from the Embassy of Afghanistan, Washington DC; and Certificate of Excellence and Dedication in 2012 from the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women, USA. Alaha Ahrar is a many awards poet and writer as well. She was awarded the “Best Poet of the Year 2011 for Afghanistan and the United States” in Canada.
She was also appointed as the Ambassador of Youth and Peace for Afghanistan in 2011, in 2018, she received the Global Goodwill Ambassador Award.
University of Mary Washington (UMW) is 104 years old when, Ms. Ahrar graduated, Alaha Ahrar was the first student of UMW, who graduated with a triple major and one certificate on time in four years. Alaha Ahrar is a well-known human rights activist, advocate, politician and public speaker.