Khaled Hosseini

Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency

Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1965. He is the author of <em>The Kite Runner and a Thousand Splendid Suns</em>. Since 2006, he has served as a Goodwill Envoy for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, focusing most recently on issues affecting returning Afghan refugees. He lives in California with his wife and two children. <br> <br> Khaled