Class 7 (2008-2010)
Sharif Azami, Afghanistan
Duke University – Master in International Development Policy
Sharif has worked for the last seven years with humanitarian and development organizations in the most insecure areas of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India to build stability, promote peace, and implement development projects. During this time, he gained experience in project management, financial management, human resources management, logistics and supply management, grants and donor contract management, and project monitoring and evaluations. Most recently, he was employed as a project officer for Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) based in Kandahar, Afghanistan, providing full time project management support to CIDA reconstruction and development programs. He believes the Rotary World Peace Fellowship will allow him to pursue his life objectives of overcoming poverty and resolving conflicts through different development initiatives, practices, strategies, and policies.