Navid Ahmad Hewadwal

Legal Services Coordinator, Special Projects

Navid serves as a Legal Service Coordinator with our Project: Afghan Legal Assistance (PALA) team. He provides legal support for newly-arrived Afghan refugees by supporting PALA attorneys with data collection, arranging interpreters, handling translation requests, organizing legal clinics and client check-ins, and other tasks.

Prior to joining Human Rights First, Navid worked as a translator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has years of experience as a translator and as an administrative assistant with local and international non-profit organizations in Afghanistan. He also served as a teacher and manager of the classes management committee at an education center in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Navid received his B.A. in Economics, Political Science, and Sociology at Bangalore University in 2016.  He is fluent in English, Pashto, Dari, and Hindi.