Ilias Alami is the Executive Director of ANGO. As a youth empowerment advocate, Ilias’s journey as a youth empowerment advocate started from 2011 with ANGO. As one of the founding members of the organization, Ilias developed and executed several high-end, country wide youth initiatives and civic campaigns. Among them are the creation of first ever youth-led civic education and engagement camp turned network – Society of Youth. Society of Youth’s volunteer network of youth leaders now nurtures more 200 active members in different provinces of Afghanistan.
Throughout his career, Ilias Alami has been a staunch advocate and youth empowerment and promoter of just and safe society for every Afghan to live in. He was a recipient of Kennedy-Lugar Youth, Exchange & Study (YES) scholarship in 2009 and 2016 Seeds of Peace GATHER Fellow. Ilias holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Sciences and Public Administration from American University of Afghanistan.