Mr. Sulaiman Qeyamat is currently pursuing his PhD in Political Science and Public Policy at Indiana University. His areas of interest include governance, public policy analysis and economic development. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Qeyamat was a Fellow at Afghanistan’s Center for Research and Policy Studies. Previously, he worked with a number of international organizations including the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. He served as Project Coordinator for the Afghan Young Leaders Forum from 2006 to 2008 where he was involved in empowering and engaging Afghan youth to raise their voice in policy and decision-making processes in their country. He was a representative of his country at the International Youth Dialogue on Millennium Development Goals in Berlin, Germany in 2005. He holds an MD in Medical Sciences from Kabul Medical University (2005) and an MA in Public Affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University (2012).