Kawser Amine is the Founder and CEO of Women Solidarity For Peace and Leadership (WSPL) & Amine Soccer Academy. She serves as a Global Goodwill Ambassador for GGAF, the Advisory Board for Global friends of Afghanistan GFA, a Board member of the Sport Professional Knowledge Network SPKN, a board member of Women Who Do Wonders, board member of I Angel, the International Action Network for Gender Equality and Law and a member of the United Nations Football for the Goal Campaign SDGs.
She was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan and earned a bachelor’s degree in general management with a specialization in international relations at the Indian School of Business Management in New Delhi, India. She also earned a High-Level Sports Philanthropy certificate from George Washington University.
As a young woman working with various leaders of Women’s groups and Peace Activist Groups at all levels of society, she aims to promote and improve the participation of Women in leadership roles dealing with Governance, Politics, the Peace Process, and sports. As a former Athlete with the Afghanistan women’s National Soccer team, as well as a women’s rights activist, Author, Speaker, and Changemaker, she used her experience and expertise to shed light on the plight of women in Afghanistan.
My work and activism include funding the women’s leadership club/Women’s soccer club in AUAF, American University of Afghanistan. She worked as a leadership program assistant in the office of the national security council of Afghanistan. She served as a Political analyst for the secretary council of Afghanistan in the Office of the President ARG, as well as a Gender Program Adviser in the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. She also hosted a Goal radio program for City Radio FM and have volunteered with numerous other organizations.
“All I want is to raise my voice, to speak for the thousands of voices that have been silenced. I stand up and support women in all sectors of society. I use the power of sport for social goals and advocate for gender equality, female empowerment, peace, justice, and all vital institutions for women.”