Hawa Ansary is an incoming Master of International Affairs student. She will be concentrating in International Security Policy and plans to specialize on the Middle East.
Hawa Ansary, born and raised in Afghanistan moved to the United States in 2007 for college. She has not been able to visit Afghanistan but her passion to give back and stay connected remains. Hawa is currently working for the Embassy of Afghanistan. As an Afghan woman who missed 5 years of her education under the rule of Taliban she is dedicated to help educate women not only in Afghanistan but around the globe. Hawa has been working with the Muslim Women’s Association that promotes and provides access for the many unprivileged Muslim women in the U.S. She is also volunteering for Razia Rays of Hope Foundation, a non-profit organization that built and continues to fund the first school for girls in Ansary’s village, Day Saabz, Afghanistan.