Mina Ekramnia joined Sahar in the fall 2017 as a Senior International Research Intern. As a University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy & Governance Graduate student, Mina is assisting Sahar in designing curriculum on Mental Health issues for girls as part of Sahar’s Early Marriage Prevention Program. Mina has a master’s degree in Neuroscience, and a solid statistical and quantitative background. She will implement her knowledge and skills in designing diverse activities for the Afghan girls. Mina will also assist in implementing evaluation and monitoring program to assess the progress of the program. Given Mina’s personal experiences in Iran and her educational background, she is passionate to work with Sahar, to empower girls in Afghanistan through Education.