Rina Amiri

For two decades, Rina Amiri has worked to bring peace and settle conflicts in Central and South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and especially her native country of Afghanistan. As the Process, Design, Gender and Social Inclusion expert on the UN Mediation Team, Amiri was also appointed as a senior advisor to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. She was part of the 2013 UN expert team on mediation with gender and social inclusion as her area of expertise. Amiri was one of the founding members of the Women Waging Peace Network, a coalition of more than 2,000 women peace activists.