Founder and Chief Executive Director, Asia Pacific Network of Refugees

Najeeba Wazefadost is a former refugee from Afghanistan. She is the Founder of the Global Refugee Network and the Asia Pacific Network of Refugees.

Najeeba has been actively involved in the development of refugee-led networks at both the regional and global level, bringing together refugee and migrant-led organisations and refugee change-makers from around the world to share their lived experiences and propose solutions for more effective and sustainable refugee policy.

She is an advocate, educator, public speaker, and researcher. Through all her work, she prioritises and amplifies the voices, experiences, and aspirations of those most directly impacted.

Co-founder of Asia Pacific Network of Refugees