Fawzia Koofi is a member of parliament in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan
province. Prior to this she worked with UNICEF and various NGOs
as a women’s and children’s advocate. In 2009 she was chosen as a Young
Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. She will run as a presidential
candidate in 2014. She is writing the book with Nadene Ghouri, an awardwinning
BBC journalist and former Al Jazeera reporter who specializes in
the Middle East.