Sayed Kalimullah Abed

About Me!

Fulbright Scholar 2017-2019, Villas Scholar 2022-2024, 10+ years of experience in
training, community outreach, programming, and education consultancy. Experienced in
being part of the leadership team of large-scale organizations with 289200 employees as
well as a small-scale team and organization. Founder of a voluntary-based NGO to
outreach project related to inclusion in Education and advocacy. Researcher, presenter,
project manager, and author of different book chapters and articles in the area of
education.

EDUCATION

PhD:

Lehigh University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) expected 2026

Masters:

Lehigh University, Master’s in Special Education, 2019

Bachelor's:

Kabul Education University, Bachelor’s in Psychology and Education, 2010

Certificate:

German Jordanian University, Certificate in Teacher Training of ADL, Orientation and Mobility for children with visual impairment, 2017.

Certificate:

Purdue University, Certificate in Faculty Development Program, 2015.

Diploma:

Kardan University, Diploma in Business Administration, 2010.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Afghan Family Relocation and Adjustment

Bethlehem Area School District
2023-2024

Teaching Support

Centennial School
2022-2024

Senior Advisor

Ministry of Education of Afghanistan
2021

Senior Advisor

Ministry of Education of Afghanistan
2021

Research Assistant

Lehigh University
2019-2022

Assistant Professor

Kabul Education University
2011-2020

Teaching Support

Centennial School
2022-2024

Educational Consultant and trainer

Peace of Mind Afghanistan
2020-2021

Co-Founder and CEO

Education for All Organization
2017

Honors & awards

  1. Lehigh University, Villas Scholarship, 2023-2024.
  2. Lehigh University, Villas Scholarship, 2022-2023.
  3. Lehigh University, Diversity Committee Student Research Award, 2020.

Bridge4students, Award for presenting at NAFSA conference, 2023.

U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Fulbright Scholarship, 2017.

U.S. Department of State, Afghan Junior Faculty Development Program, 2015.

Osaka Kyoiku University, Introduction of Special Education Afghanistan, 2013.