Roya Ramen is currently working with Enterprise Canada in strategic communication,. She holds two bachelor’s degrees—a Bachelor of Business Administration from the American University of Afghanistan, and a BA in English Language and Literature Studies from Kabul University. She worked for more than two years as a journalist and communication coordinator at Khaama Press, an independent news service in Kabul. During her tenure in this position, she honed her journalism skills – researching and pursuing stories, meeting tight deadlines and creating engaging content for the news agency.
Roya proved to be a reliable, professional and efficient manager in her role as operations manager at Afghanistan’s New Generation Organization, a youth-driven community service and leadership development initiative. She directly managed a team of 5-10 people and had primarily responsibility for coordinating all office functions. In that role, she grew accustomed to performing important tasks in a high-pressure environment.
She was also a real estate consultant with Porto Turkey Real Estate in Istanbul. At Porto, she supervised a business team and operated in a fast-paced and deadline-driven business environment. She further strengthened her multitasking and time management skills.
Among her other involvements, she carried out extensive volunteer service. She managed a volunteer education program (Sarak-e-Awal) for a group of 35 children in Kabul who worked on the streets as breadwinners for their families. She managed all tasks related to their educational needs and progress.