Afghanistan, Shamsurrahman Ahmadzai (IR '19)

August 14, 2019

Shamsurrahman Ahmadzai is a former Alumni Scholarship Recipient and graduate of CEU from the department of International Relations (IR). While still a student at CEU, Shamsurrahman expressed the wish to start and lead the CEU alumni chapter in Afghanistan. Currently he works as a Policy Program Coordinator at the Ministry of Education in Afghanistan.

Why does he volunteer for CEU?

He likes to connect with people and share experiences and ideas with them. 

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Pakistan, Waqas Shabir (SPP '18)

Waqas is CEU’s alumni chapter leader in Lahore, Pakistan. He is currently engaged in the health and education sector reforms in Pakistan.

Waqas graduated with a master’s degree in public policy from School of Public Policy (SPP) in 2018. During his time at CEU, he was actively involved in co-curricular activities. He represented SPP at the CEU Student Union and headed the Career Services Committee. In addition, he also won the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition in Europe in 2018. 

Nepal, Diksha Mahara (ECBS '18)

March 13, 2019

Diksha Mahara is an Economic Policy in Global Markets (EPGM 2018) alumna of CEU. She is  currently working as Programme Officer at IOD PARC in Value for Money support under Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) unit, supporting climate change and disaster resilience portfolio for DFID Nepal. As a trained economic analyst, she has a diverse work experience in the field of market studies, rural field research and economic development.

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India, Mohini Mehta (SOCI '18)

November 15, 2018

Mohini is CEU's Alumni Chapter Leader in India.

Currently working as an Academic Writing Tutor at Ashoka University, Mohini graduated from CEU in 2018 with an MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology. She also holds an MA in Social Work and has been a development professional working in the areas of non-formal education, gender and communication.  Mohini identifies herself as a storyteller who “converses through the language of food”.  She is a firm believer in the concept of praxis, and feels that the optimal use of learning lies in its effective implementation.

Myanmar, Htet Min Lwin (POLS '16)

October 26, 2018

Htet Min Lwin (POLS’16) is Country Representative – Myanmar for the Forum of Federations, an international organization working on federalism and devolved governance. As a student, he was actively involved in student and youth affairs. His previous activities include research in politics and socio-economic development, and as a junior member of peace negotiation dialogues (2012-2014). He received his medical degree from University of Medicine, Mandalay and a master’s degree in political science from CEU.