Hougy Qani

Operations and Administration Specialist

Hougy Qani’s journey is a testament to resilience, excellence, and unwavering dedication. Her career began as an HR & Operations Coordinator with the Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) in Afghanistan. Here, she excelled in organizing benefits programs and ensuring compliance with labor laws.

Transitioning to roles as an HR Specialist at Oxfam and HR Generalist at UNOPS, Hougy continued to excel. Her consistent excellence was evident in her ability to secure top talent through adept supervision and administration.

Hougy, an Afghan newcomer to Canada, holds a Bachelor of Political Science (International Relations) from Kateb University, Afghanistan, officially recognized by World Education Services (WES) in Toronto, emphasizing her commitment to academic excellence and professional growth.

Beyond her professional and academic accomplishments, Hougy is a passionate advocate for women’s rights and an active member of the Afghan Women’s Network. Her dedication to this cause became a lifeline as the threat to her life compelled her to leave her beloved homeland.

In Canada, known for its diversity and inclusivity, Hougy found a fresh start, where challenges are met with support, and dreams have the space to flourish. She is profoundly grateful for the warmth and kindness of her newfound home.

Hougy’s journey is a testament to the indomitable human spirit, marked by unwavering commitment to excellence, a pursuit of justice, and the promise of a brighter future in Canada.