Sveto Muhammad Ishoq (2019)
American University of Afghanistan
Sveto Muhammad Ishoq lives in Kabul, studying Business Administration with a major in Accounting at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) on a full scholarship award from the United States Embassy. Sveto is a women's rights activist shown through her writings for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project and the Anna May Project. She co-founded the University Success Club and has held many leadership roles at AUAF. She volunteers as a program support person and a team leader for Everywoman Everywhere project, where she works on an International Treaty on Violence against Women. She is fluent in Dari, Russian, English, and Tajik. Sveto is passionate about empowering women through economic independence. Sveto is 23 years old and from Afghanistan.