Mahnaz Aflatooni Javid
President, Board of Directors
Mahnaz has a doctorate in Educational Leadership. She has taught as an adjunct faculty at the University of Washington Computer and software systems, worked at Microsoft for several years, and more recently at Avanade, a high tech consultancy in Seattle, as the Sr. Vice President of Talent Acquisition. In September of 2017 and after 20 years in Academia and high tech industry, Mahnaz left Avanade to commit herself full time to the critical mission of Mona Foundation as its CEO and President.
Mahnaz is one of the founding members of Mona Foundation, passionate about social justice and access to education for all, particularly for women and girls, and has been involved in learning about social and economic development projects around the world since 1990s.
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