Deputy Minister –Technical & Policy

.Biography of Ms. Spoghmai Wardak Technical & Policy Deputy Minister

Ministry of Women’s Affairs of Islamic Republic Of Afghanistan

Ms. Spoghmai Wardak, daughter of Abdul Mohammad, was born in 1963 in Shahrarah District of Kabul in a religious and intellectual family.

She started her primary studies at Maryam Primary School, and successfully accomplished her secondary studies in Zarghona High School of Kabul in 1981. After passing the Kankor test, based on her interest in science, Spoghmai Wardak was enrolled in Mathematics field of Science Faculty, and graduated on 1986.

Ms. Wardak served as Mathematics teacher and Head of Mathematics Department in Maryam & Adul Ahmad Jawid High Schools for 15 years. In addition, she worked with Save the Children Organization in different capacities of training and education for 10 years.  

Spoghmai Wardak has worked with Early Grade Reading national project of USAID in the last six months and has provided outstanding service to Afghan children and their families through this project.

While working for education and international organizations, Spoghmai Wardak has traveled in all districts of Kabul and to different provinces such as Nangarhar, Bamyan, Faryab, Uruzgan, Kandahar and Jawzjan. She is aware of the pains and problems of Afghan mothers and children and has supported them in education. Ms. Wardak speaks the national languages and is familiar with the English language.  

She loves to write and her favorite is poetry. The result of her talent are two printed collections of poetry in the Pashto language, and seven children’s picture and story books. Her third collection of poems includes 100 stories and songs and will be published soon. 

Spoghmai Wardak is the mother of four children, two daughters and two sons. She believes that all Afghan children are equal to her children, and serving Afghan women and children is her religious and primary responsibility.