Jawaid Kotwal

Leader, Organizer, & Advocate

Jawaid is a community leader/ advocate in the Washington area, with a track record of empowering the Afghan-American community in the US, with his tireless efforts through a Community Group he founded more than eight years ago, called ALDC (Afghans Living in DC area). Jawaid has helped organize scores of advocacy events and continues to dream the Afghan-American community reach new heights through meaningful civic engagement, and participation.

Jawaid is a former BBC journalist, as well as an entrepreneur pushing the community to tap into the infinite opportunities and resources that exist in this great country.