Nooria Nodrat

President of the Afghanistan Blind Women and Children Foundation

Nooria Nodrat was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1961. With both her husband and brother being blind, Nooria experienced first hand the hardships faced by the blind population in her country. She worked as an editor in publishing services for the blind at The Institute for the Blind in Kabul.

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Nooria Nodrat

Nooria Nodrat

President of the Afghanistan Blind Women and Children Foundation

Nazanen Momeni

Board Director/ General Management/ Media & Communications/ Web Designer/ Fundraiser Coordinator

Nazanen Momeni has her Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master's Degree in Public Adminstration, MPA from Arizona State University. She has an outstanding amount of leadership experience with a great amount of volunteer experience. She is passionate about helping others; in her free time, she dedicates her time to volunteer at hospitals and health clinics in her community. Ms. Momeni's most recent volunteer experiences include: OneSight Charitable Vision Screenings, Special Olympics Health Screenings, and work with the Lion's Club.

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Nazanen Momeni

Nazanen Momeni

Board Director/ General Management/ Media & Communications/ Web Designer/ Fundraiser Coordinator

Zolaikha Momeni

Board Director/ Volunteer Recruiter

Zolaikha Momeni graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences and Master's Degree in Public Adminstration, MPA from Arizona State University. Zolaikha has remarkable leadership skills and enjoys giving back and serving others. Aside from her work with AIFB she enjoys volunteering in her local community and received the President’s Volunteer Service Award (gold medal), for her commitment and dedication. 

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Zolaikha Momeni

Zolaikha Momeni

Board Director/ Volunteer Recruiter

Kayhan Zeaye

Country Representative

Mr. Kayhan Zeaye graduated from Kabul Polytechnic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation Engineering in 2019. Mr. Zeyae is an Administrative Assistant with two years of experience working alongside the executive team Kabul Municipality and other organizations. Mr. Zeaye specializes in administrative and a powerful force in the workplace and uses his positive attitude and tireless energy to be successful. Mr. Zeaye accepted his postion to be AIFB's country representative in the year 2021. 

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Kayhan Zeaye

Kayhan Zeaye

Country Representative

Wendy Glinton

Board Director/ Volunteer Committee

Wendy Glinton is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who helps individuals with mental health disabilities to lead productive lives in the community. She started her career in the field of Rehabilitation at Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, New York 13 years ago and currently works at Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey as Director of Citiview Connections Clubhouse. She earned her Master's degree in education at Hofstra University.
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Wendy Glinton

Wendy Glinton

Board Director/ Volunteer Committee

Shaheen Hesam

Board Director, Overseas

Shaheen Hesam was born in  Kabul, Afghanistan. Being a visually impaired person, he graduated from the vocational blind school in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1988.

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Shaheen Hesam

Shaheen Hesam

Board Director, Overseas

Masi Delawar

Board Director

Masi Delawar received his DBA (Diploma in Business Administration)  in 2009 at the Khane-e-noor Institute of Higher Education. In 2010, Mr. Delawar started his career at the HDCAW (Health and Development Center for Afghan Women) as an administrative/finance assistant, as he has full interest in helping and developing the needs of women in Afghanistan. In November of 2016 he  became Acting Corporate Sales Senior Manager of Salaam-Network/Afghan telecom. From 2017-2020 he was the country representative of the Afghanistan International Foundation for the Blind where he continues his passion to improve the lives of Afghan individuals. He is now a Board Director. 

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Masi Delawar

Masi Delawar

Board Director

Tauseef Ahmed

Board Director

Mr. Tauseef Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. He has 20+ years of Information Technology professional experience. Currently, he is working at a Fortune 100 company as a Senior Technologist. Mr. Ahmed has been doing volunteer work for over 10 years. Currently he is serving as a committee member for United States Table Tennis Association. Mr. Ahmed plays professional table tennis and has won a number of tournaments at city and state level. He plays indoor soccer and enjoys coaching his children.

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Tauseef Ahmed

Tauseef Ahmed

Board Director

Sandra Prosnitz

Board Director

Sandra Prosnitz is a retired attorney who chooses to devote her time to issues she cares about. In addition to being active in local politics and tackling environmental issues within her community, she volunteers with the Lighthouse Guild for the Blind, where she is a sighted guide and an off-premises reader. In her free time she enjoys taking in her vibrant communtiy by birdwatching, playing duplicate bridge, and being an avid theater goer. 

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Sandra Prosnitz

Sandra Prosnitz

Board Director