Born in Raised in Kabul Afghanistan has B.A in political science from Afghanistan, worked with U.S Military in Afghanistan for over 9 years as consultant and linguist. Moved to US in 2013 and started working for nonprofits. Most recently worked as Senior Case manager for International Rescue committee in Oakland from October 2015- Jan 2019 where he provided resettlement services for refugees and immigrants in the Bay Area. Rafi is fluent in Dari, Pashto and limited in Urdo and English. In his spare time he likes to go hiking and spend time with family and friends.