Rahmatullah Arman completed his secondary school studies in Kabul, Afghanistan, and received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and a Masters in International Human Resources Management from the University of Pune, India. While in Pune, he worked as a volunteer in Teach For India Fellows’ classrooms, where he found deep resonance in the mission of Teach For All network partners to end educational inequity in their nations. With this inspiration, Mr. Arman is currently leading Teach For Afghanistan as its CEO and Founder, with operations in the Nangarhar and Parwan provinces of Afghanistan.
At Pune University, Mr. Arman was among the highest ranked national and international students from 2007-2011, and earned several national and international awards at debates and conferences. He has served in leading positions within government and private sector organizations in a variety of fields, and was selected as an inaugural member of the Malala Fund’s Gulmakai Network of champions for girls’ education.
Teach For Afghanistan has placed 80 Fellows in 21 schools in Nangarhar province, reaching over 13,000 girls and more than 10,000 boys.