Gaisu Yari Becomes Commissioner of the Civil Service Appeals Board

Gaisu Yari has been appointed as a commissioner of the Appeals Board of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission as per a Presidential decree.

Gaisu Yari has obtained her Master’s Degree in Human Rights focused on women and development, and accountability and transparency in development assistance from Columbia University of the United States of America and she has a Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies from the University of Virginia, USA.

Gaisu Yari has previously worked at the Center for Civilian in Conflict. Through this institution, she has assessed the impact of war on civilians in most provinces, including Kandahar, Helmand, Badakhshan and Kunduz.

Miss Yari is also the founder of the Women’s Creative and Artistic Organization. In addition, she has worked as an advisor and Programs’ director of Paiwand-E-Emroz Social and Cultural Organization.

She has worked for some time as an Assistant Professor of Persian Language at the University of Virginia, USA.

Miss Yari, in addition to that, has work experience at the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, ZOA International, Feminist Majority Foundation, Shuhada Organization and the Heda Development Organization.

Miss Yari begins her work after terrorists targeted employees of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission, a few days ago. In this attack, five of the Commissions’ employees were killed and eleven others were wounded.

Ahmad Nader Nadery, Chairman of the Commission said: “The departments cannot stop working and nor can life stop. The best way to appreciate the sacrifices of the victims is that the institution should try to improve and do more.”

Miss Gaisu Yari expressed her hope that she would be able to take on new responsibilities with the help of her experiences, and coordination and joint work.