Sakena Yacoobi

President, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning


Dr. Sakena Yacoobi founded AIL in 1995 in response to the lack of education and health care that the Afghan people were facing after decades of war and strife. Since its founding, AIL has impacted the lives of millions of Afghans. Under her leadership, AIL continues as an innovative organization working at the grassroots level helping communities and individuals.