"Jamila Raqib serves as the Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution in Boston. She works closely with the scholar Gene Sharp, focusing on the study and promotion of strategic nonviolent struggle in conflicts worldwide. Jamila has lectured extensively on the topic, and has represented the Institution at numerous domestic and international events on a host of issues related to its programs, research and writings, and educational work. She is a Research Affiliate at the Center of International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jamila was born in Afghanistan and her native language is Pashto."