Afghan Youth Ambassadors for Peace Organization

Stories of our Changemakers

Hella Hidai

Artist and Activist

“My name’s meaning is hope. Maybe, that’s why I had & have lots of dreams with hope in all negative circumstances. If a girl has good life and became educated and successful, then it’s normal. But a girl in a traditional/fundamentalist society, and war interrupted country with lots of family problems reach her goals, then this girl is a role model for the whole young generation”

Maryam Ghulami

Women Activist

“I am proud of being a grad student in one of top universities in the US , and I have been always happy and proud of what I have done so far, raising my voice against inequalities, fighting for my rights and working for women and youth in a community like Afghanistan where you were struggling with different restriction are considered my accomplishments in life”