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March 9, 2019

Afghanistan’s first female Permanent Representative to the United Nations stresses continued protection of women’s rights and the environment.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 9, 2019 - Afghanistan’s 12th Permanent Representative to the United Nations since its founding in 1945, The Initiative alumna A...

December 31, 2018

Adela Raz (Simmons College 2008 | Tufts Fletcher School 2010) Replaces Mahmoud Saikal as Afghanistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Kabul, Afghanistan - Monday, December 31, 2018 - The Initiative congratulates alumna Adela Raz (Simmons College 2008 | Tufts Fletcher School...

August 1, 2018

Initiative and Smith College Class of 2018 alumna is technical advisor to Office of the President

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - AUGUST 3, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women is delighted to share that Smith College Picker Engineering Program graduate Fereshta Noori (Smith College 2018), pi...

July 10, 2018

Arancha González, Executive Director of International Trade Center, left, with Her Excellency First Lady Rula Ghani of Afghanistan at the 2018 #SheTrades Global International Business Festival in Liverpool, UK

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - July 7, 2018 - Afghanistan's Deputy Foreign Minister...

May 15, 2018

Wadia Samadi (University of Richmond 2011), founder of Wadsam Afghan Business News, reported last month on the graduation of 22 female entrepreneurs from Afghanistan’s first private business incubator, Startup Valley. The article, Female Entrepreneurs Changing the Narrative About Afghan Wo...

April 26, 2018

Updated May 21, 2018

Nadima Sahar (Roger Williams 2006 | University of Massachusetts Amherst 2008), member of The Initiative’s Advisory Board, was recently appointed to lead the newly autonomous Technical and Vocational Education and Training Board of Afghanistan. Nadima brings to the organ...

March 20, 2018

Three alumnae of The Initiative spoke on two panels discussing women's and girls’ activism and empowerment.

WASHINGTON, DC, March 17 - 19, 2018 - Three alumnae of The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women presented on two panels at the 14th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference...

March 7, 2018

Video courtesy Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Adela Raz (Simmons 2008 | Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 2010), Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, joined a delegation of eight high-ranking Afghan women officials in a visit to W...

February 27, 2018

Adela Raz (Simmons 20018 | Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 2010) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan will join Anne Meskanen of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland to celebrate International Women's Day with an interactive discussion on the new gen...

February 11, 2018

Wadia Samadi (University of Richmond 2011), founder of Wadsam Afghan Business News, reported on a recent conference attended by over 150 officials from 36 ministries and agencies of the Afghan government regarding policy reforms to remove workplace barriers to women in government. The arti...

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