Who We Are

Based in Kabul, the Organization for Social Research and Analysis (OSRA) is a nonpartisan and non-governmental organization. Our mission at OSRA is to facilitate fact-based research and promote transparency to support the development of good governance. We are working towards sustainable development by promoting transparency and accountability. To this end, we rely on proven methods of scientific research and provide evidence-based and high-quality data analysis.

In today’s digital age, knowledge is power, and we can’t deny it. So, our interdisciplinary team of social scientists, computer engineers, statisticians, analysts, and media experts continuously pursue innovation. We strive to yield optimum solutions, generate results, and provide precise analysis.

At OSRA, we understand that information and knowledge are going to shape our future and that are common goods in this day and age. We present these common goods in a meaningful way. Our experts ensure that our clients and the public have access to easy-to-read, comprehensible, well visualized, and impactful data in real-time.

OSRA’s Experienced & Professional Team

Our interdisciplinary team of social scientists, computer engineers, statisticians, analysts, and media experts continuously pursue innovation.

Maryam Baryalay at OSRA

Maryam Baryalay

CEO

M.A. in Political Science  with ten years of work experience in South and Central Asia, Middle East and Europe with international and Afghan governmental and non-governmental organizations. 

Naweed Rahmani at OSRA

Naweed Rahmani

Chief Operational Officer

Hayatullah Ibrahimy at OSRA

Hayatullah Ibrahimy

AI Specialist

M.Sc. in Computer Science with focus on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Former director of Innovation and Emerging Technologies at the Ministry of ICT, Kabul.

Salim Sadat at OSRA

Salim Sadat

Media Producer

M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Energy Management. Freelancer as journalist with the German newspaper Tagesspiegel and media production director at OSRA.

Abdullah Halimee at OSRA

Abdullah Halimee

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

B.Sc. in Computer Science with specialization in back-end development and data management. Currently pursuing his master’s degree in data science.

Zahra Khaleqi at OSRA

Zahra Khaleqi

PROGRAM MANAGER

Bachelor of Law with several years of work experience as supervisor and trainer in various civil society organizations in Kabul.

Use data to achieve sustainable development – reduce poverty, curb gender inequality and promote transparency and accountability.

To facilitate fact-based scientific research and analysis and to enhance public empowerment through the use of innovative technologies.

Integrity
Transparency
Public Empowerment
Excellence
Innovation
Objectivity