Winner of USA Enterprising Women Magazine Award and Leadership Award of National American Business Association in 2016, Manizha Wafeq is now Chair of the Board of Directors of “Leading Entrepreneurs for Afghanistan Development (LEAD)” at the same time she serves as Country Manager of PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS program.
Ms. Manizha has been working for 15 years in executive and advisory positions with National and International Organizations such as KOICA, GIZ and USAID, Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs. Her commitment for women’s empowerment encouraged her to serve as an Executive Board member for Afghan Women’s Network (AWN).
Manizh Wafeq has co-authored a “Gender and the Legal Framework of Afghanistan” training manual and another training manual for Start-up Businesses. She has worked 10 years with “PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS” a program of the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW). She currently pursue her MBA at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).
Her latest establishment as an entrepreneur is “Wonderland Women-Saleeqa”; a cloth manufacturing company.