Hamed is a well-known philanthropist and music enthusiast. He was formerly a Rhodes Scholar and an alumnus of Georgetown. Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, he devotes much of his time to philanthropic endeavors for raising awareness about refugees globally. He achieves this by running Ludus Athletics, his clothing line, and then devoting the profits generated from sales to UNHCR. Here is a brief on the life of Hamed Wardak and his vision.
Hamed is the son of the defense minister of Afghanistan, Abdul Rahim Wardak. He spent a good portion of his early life in the United States and Pakistan. He studied at Georgetown University from 1993 to 1997. In the year of his graduation, he also got recognized as a Rhodes Scholar.
The Campaign for a US-Afghanistan Partnership (CUSAP) so Hamid as one of its initial set of originators. This initiative would use charitable donations from citizens of both countries for the betterment and sustainability of Afghanistan and its people. Hamed Wardak is extremely supportive for refugees, and contributes towards them using the profits earned by his line of clothing and achieves his vision to build a better world for the helpless and neglected refugees.
Empowering the youth and music
Apart from helping refugees around the globe, Hamed works for the goal of shaping the lives of today’s youth and helping them to live their dreams. He has a special connection to music, which he considers to be the universal language. With the stage name of ‘Valen of Wicked’, he performs at various musical events and connects to the young generation by presenting the depths of his emotions. He is very passionate about producing electronic music and performing the same in clubs internationally. His music brings with it the feeling of something new and lets his fans embrace the magic through his enthusiasm, dedication, and love for music.