Ajin Saadi Zawity works as an executive assistant in the President’s Office and is also a part-time Instructor in the College of International Studies at AUK. In 2017, she earned her MA in International Relations (Diplomacy) from the University of Birmingham, UK. Her area of specialization during her Masters was Diplomacy, Globalization, and Kurdistan State building. Ajin’s research interests include Globalization effects on International Relations, Opportunities for Independent Kurdistan, Human Rights, Democracy, Women in Politics, and Civil Society. Prior to working at AUK, Ajin has worked with International NGOs, which extended her expertise in Project Management, HR Management, and NGOs’ role in the region. She is an active promoter of gender equality and has been working in educating the youth in this field.