Mina Sharif is an Afghan raised in Canada, who returned to Afghanistan in 2005 and since traveled extensively in the country. Her experience since then includes media training for street children, developing and disseminating public service campaigns, and directing two seasons of Baghch-e-simsim, the Afghan version of Sesame Street. She is the founder of Sisters 4 Sisters, a mentorship program for women and girls in marginalized communities. Mina also developed and produced Voice of Afghan Youth, a TV and radio series highlighting the accomplishments of Afghan children throughout the country. Miss Sharif leads numerous volunteer aid efforts for Afghanistan. She also develops educational content to serve the Afghan diaspora.