Afaf Mirghani is the current Vice-Chair of the EACRN Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Arabic Language – Omdurman Islamic University and a  Diploma in English translation from the University of Khartoum.
Afaf is the Founder & General Director Joud Foundation, Learning and Training Integration, and doubles up in the same position at the SCRF (Child Rights Forum Network)
She previously held the position of Vice-Chairperson at the Eastern Africa Child Rights Network (EACRN) from 2014 to 2017.
She sits on various boards, councils, and coalitions in different capacities.  She is a member of the Committee for Arab Mental Policy;  World Council of ambassadors of peace and the rights of person with disabilities and Disability Council Khartoum State. She is also the Chairperson for Mental Union  Khartoum State (2014 – 2018) and the Vice person for disability coalition Khartoum State (2014 – 2018)
To add to her expertise in the leadership space, she is the Founder & General Secretary of Aman For Child &Woman Development Organization and also a Director of Arab Center for Specialized Media for Person with Disability – Sudan Office
Afaf is a 2019 PhD Student at Africa University