Sharif Azami has been actively involved in the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan since 2000 through his work with CIDA, Oxfam GB, and United Nations World Food Programme. As a Rotary Peace Fellow, Sharif has earned a master’s in International Development Policy from Duke University, and a graduate certificate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At present, Sharif serves as a Program Officer at the Fetzer Institute.