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Footballer | Social Activist | Global Speaker

Live Your Life With Purpose

Farkhunda Muhtaj is an Afghan-Canadian football luminary and social activist who unites the worlds of sport, education and humanitarianism.


Meet Farkhunda

A beacon of resilience and leadership, Farkhunda is crafting a legacy of positive change, emphasizing the intersectionality of sports, education, women’s rights and social justice.

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Farkhunda Muhtaj, captain of the Afghan women's football team and humanitarian activist, visits FC Barcelona
Football star Farkhunda Muhtaj makes her voice heard for refugees and gender equality
Game Changer: How soccer inspired Farkhunda Muhtaj’s active global citizenship


Farkhunda is regularly invited to speak on global stages as a keynote speaker and panelist. Farkhunda’s voice and impact will leave a lasting impression on your audience. If you’re looking for an impactful speaker for your next event or conference be sure to contact us. 

Farkhunda’s speaking topics include: 

  • Global Active Citizenship - How Being Active Beyond Your Borders Inspires Positive Change Globally

  • Transformational Power of Sport and Capacity Building

  • Leadership In Time of Crisis

  • How a Growth Mindset Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

  • How My Journey as an Immigrant in Canada and Being Raised By Refugees Shaped Me


We are Ayenda

An extraordinary story of survival, sisterhood and the human right to privacy. We are Ayenda shares Farkhunda’s leadership in helping evacuate the Afghan Youth Women’s National Football Team and her commitment to supporting their resettlement as refugees.


Ayenda, the documentary short from MSNBC Films and Time Studios tells the true story about the Under-18 Afghan National Women’s Football Team daring escape from their homeland in 2021.

Get in touch

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