Lida Noory is the senior advisor for Afghanistan in the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) at the U.S. Department of State. In this role, she works to advance the human rights of Afghan women and girls and support their full participation in Afghan society socially, politically, and economically. Noory is passionate about using foreign policy objectives and assistance efforts to ensure that women’s issues are seen as a priority. She seeks to strengthen support for girls in Afghanistan through education, community engagement and leadership opportunities.

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