Adita Arya is the President and Co-Founder of Afghan Literacy Foundation. She holds an M.S. in Educational Leadership, and a B.S. in Biology. Adita deeply believes in the power of education as a form of liberation for individuals, so for the past 14 years she has been engaged in teaching, directing, and developing curriculum at Islamic and public schools throughout the United States. She was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and came to the US in 1981. She lives in Irvine, CA with her husband and four children.