Ahmad Parwiz Hakim

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Communications Manager and Report Writer, Parwiz currently works as a Paralegal for Immigration at Mahajir Immigration Services in Union City, California. In his home country, Parwiz was Communications Manager and Report Writer for USAID from 2014-2016; Political Specialist for the US State Department from 2011-2014; Communications Manager at DAI, an international development company, from 2011-2013; Program Manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP from 2010-2011; and a Political analyst for the Swedish government,based in its Embassy in Kabul. During the 2009 Presidential Elections in Afghanistan, Hakim organized separate meetings for the 11 presidential candidates at the Swedish Embassy, which were attended by the Kabul-based ambassadors of European Union countries. Hakim offered cultural counsel to Swedish diplomats, as well as to the Provincial Reconstruction Teams staffed by the Swedish military in northern Afghanistan. He also served as the embassy liaison to several political and coordination gatherings. Hakim was a coordinator for a USAID project, working at improving local governance and community development in his hometown of Mazar-i-sharif. Parwiz was a Political Specialist at the United Nations from 2002-2006. He holds an MA in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University.