Zuhal Salim has served as a Diplomat at the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations. She covered issues related to Women, Peace and Security, children and armed conflict, human rights, women advancement, and refugees.
She’s currently working as Program Manager, Women’s Economic Power at Upwardly Global. Her work is focused on building economic inclusion and social power across class, industry and geography for immigrant and refugee women of color through movement building, skilling, and investing in networks. The work also seeks to shift the narrative on immigrant and refugee women’s power, influencing company culture to ensure corporate diversity/equity/inclusion initiatives are inclusive of and advance immigrant women of color.
Zuhal has a Master’s in International Relations from New York University.