Roya Mahboob is the founder and CEO of the Afghan Citadel Software Company (ACSC). After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Herat University, Mahboob went on to get her MBA in IT (Information Technology) in Malaysia. Mahboob worked as the IT Coordinator at Herat University from 2007 to 2010 and founded the Afghan Development Program Organization (AYDPO) in 2008, where she held the position of Female Officer and IT Officer. She was also a Project Coordinator in the IT Department of Ministry of Higher Education.

Roya Mahboob founded ACSC with the intention to facilitate more jobs for recent graduates, especially girls, and help them find opportunities in the new IT market. Her goal is to be a role model for the Afghan women and motivate them to start their own technology businesses and take a step closer to having a better future.

In 2012, in collaboration with Film Annex, she created the Afghan Development Project and started building Internet classrooms in schools in Afghanistan. She also formed a joint venture company with Film Annex Capital Partners, Citadel of New York, LLC (CNY), a full-service information technology (IT) solutions provider focused on education and serving the emerging markets of Central Asia.

For more information about Roya Mahboob, visit her Wikipedia page.

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Roya Mahboob

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”  ― Charles Dickens  Helping others is an honorable, good feeling that makes one happy and gives purpose to one’s life.…

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Roya Mahboob

Dear Students, We all know that “Every Morning in the world, a child wakes up."It’s time that Afghan children wake up and know what they want to reach. The concept of giving a smartphone or tablet to learn and communicate…

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