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Community Engagement Officer

Roya Ramen

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.