Samira obtained her Bachelor of Law Degree from the American University in Afghanistan, where she was a U.S. Embassy Scholar and the first female President of the Student Government Association. Following this degree, Samira completed her Master of Laws (LLM) program at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. While in war torn Afghanistan, Samira was a Research Officer at the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) for two years, before she became the Campaign Manager for Code Pink, Divest from War from 2016 to 2018. She worked as a Writer Assistant for Twentieth Century Fox for a year, then became a Certified Law Student at the International Justice Clinic, UCI law and most recently acted as a Victim’s Rights Coordinator for the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission and a National Consultant for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan where she has been working on documents in both English and Dari. Samira is passionate about social justice and human rights issues, loves poetry and literature, with Rumi being her favorite. Samira is fluent in Farsi and Dari, both written and spoken.