Building Bridges: Afghans and Americans

Hamed Wardak is the founding vice-president of the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce, which aims to foster an appreciation for Afghani culture and the Afghani people by Americans. The Chamber is primarily focused on Americans in the United States, while other organizations, such as Afghan Hands, works to train service members of the International Security Assistance Force to become experts in Afghan culture and to build strong partnerships between the members of the security force and  Afghan governmental and non-governmental institutions, and with the people of Afghanistan themselves.  Two hundred men and women have now participated in the program.


Understanding the AACC with Hamed Wardak

Certainly, many people are actively working to help Afghanistan to move in a positive direction. The Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) with founding vice-president Hamed Wardak, works tirelessly to promote open-market economy and Afghan-American businesses in Afghanistan.

AACC works to form partnerships with business associations, think tanks, universities, local chambers of commerce and other business organizations that want to work towards an open economy and a decratic political system.  They are the leading organization that facilitates U.S.-Afghan business, investment and trade ties.

Hamed Wardak: Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce

Hamed Wardak is the founder and CEO of Ludus Athletics, a company striving to help people develop their physical potential and to give back to their communities.

Wardak is the founding vice-president of the Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) that is the leading organization facilitating American-Afghanistan business, investment and trade ties. The AACC advocates for a free and open market economy in Afghanistan and it endeavors to establish and strengthen U.S.-Afghanistan economic relations. The AACC serves the interests of its members through a variety of programs geared at introducing the US business community to the wonderful opportunities available in the burgeoning economy and emerging market of Afghanistan.

Hamed Wardak, an Afghani-American, is the son of Afghanistan’s Minister of Defense, Abdul Rahim Wardak, who spends his time between the US and Kabul.