Mariam Safi

Mariam Safi

Mariam Safi is the founding Director of the Organization for Policy Research and Development Studies (DROPS), an independent and multidisciplinary policy-oriented research and training institute based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Ms. Safi brings over a decade of research, policy training, strategy-building and leadership experience in Peace-Building, working with civil society organizations, national institutions, multilateral organizations, think-tanks and academic institutions in Afghanistan, Central and South Asia, Europe, and North America. She has briefed the United Nations Security Council, the North Atlantic Council at NATO HQ and the United Nations General Assembly on the Afghan peace process and writes regularly on the subject matter for regional and international journals and media outlets. Ms. Safi is also a lecturer on Peace and Conflict Resolution and a member of the Editorial Board of Peace Prints: A South Asian Journal for Peacebuilding.