• Grant Specialist, University of Washington

Omidullah Afzal is a Grant Specialist for Global WACh, DGH and is responsible for grant post-award management including budget monitoring, subcontracts management, track and process invoices against milestones and expenditures and he supports PIs with pre-award grants submission.  He holds a BA in Language Literacy from the University of Balkh, Mazar-e-Sharif city.  In 2009, Omid started his professional career with a French organization ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) as reporting officer in North, Afghanistan.  Later in 2010, worked for the European Union Police Mission for Afghanistan (EUPOL Afghanistan) as an Administrative Assistant.  Prior to joining UW, he worked for USAID Afghanistan’s development projects in central Kabul and North as  an Assistant Facility Specialist, Program Administrative Specialist, Grants Specialist and Senior Grants Procurement Officer for more than five years.  He supported the grants unit with pre-award, post-awards and closeout phases and managed subcontracts and acquisition. Outside of work, Omid enjoys playing football, badminton, and traveling.


  • BA, Language Literacy, University of Balkh, Mazar-e-Sharif city
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