Back to Exclusion: Education of Girls in Afghanistan after the U.S. Military Leaves?

Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, One South Broad Street, Suite 2M,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

Hassina Sherjan is the founder and CEO of Aid Afghanistan for Education. An Afghan woman who left her country as a refugee in 1979, she returned to Afghanistan to establish underground classes for girls in 1999.

After the defeat of the Taliban, she participated in the reconstruction of the country, focusing on access to education for women and girls.

The co-author of Toughing It Out in Afghanistan (Brookings, 2010), Ms. Sherjan will discuss the prospects for education in Afghanistan after the end of U.S. major military operations.

Become a Millennial Member today and attend dinner with Hassina Sherjan.

SCHEDULE

5:30 p.m. Registration and complimentary wine reception

6:00 p.m. Program

7:30 p.m. Millennial Members Dinner

 

EVENT OPTIONS All​ event options include a complimentary wine reception (must be 21+ to be served alcohol). Members: Program: $18 or Lecture Pass Program & Millennial Members Dinner: $45 General Public: Program: $28 Full-time Students (with valid ID) Program: $10

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Afghan