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March 31, 2018

United States Institute of Peace and Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development to host students for annual leadership training in Washington, DC.

PROVIDENCE, RI, Saturday, March 31, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women is pleased to announce that it will partner...

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 8, 2018

Adela Raz (Simmons 2008 | Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 2010) will join a discussion by an all-female delegation of high-level Afghan government officials about driving reform for progress and security hosted by The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the US-Afghan...

May 18, 2017

The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women honored Dr. Phyllis Magrab at its second annual Afghan Dinner and Awards event on Thursday, May 18, 2017. The event was co-hosted by His Excellency Ambassador Hambdullah and Lael Mohib and took place at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanist...

March 18, 2017

The Embassy of Denmark co-hosted an International Women's History Month celebration of the alumnae and students of The Initiative. Ambassador Lars Gert Lose and Mrs. Ulla Rønberg reminded guests of Denmark's generous support of the women and men of Afghanistan and honored Ambassador Hamdul...

October 27, 2016

Gifted Afghan-American fashion designer Zolaykha Sherzad of Zarif Design, Great Jones Studio and celebrity chef author of The Greek Diet, Maria Loi came together in New York’s East Village to support The Initiative with a private trunk show of Zarif Design’s beautiful fall collection.

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April 10, 2016

Students in Marianne Gedigian’s flute studio at the University of Texas at Austin partnered with high school students from Jennifer Keeney’s Creative Flutist Service Ensemble to present a benefit concert at the Butler School of Music in Austin, Texas. Students designed and led the event; a...

January 7, 2016

His Excellency Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib and Mrs. Lael Mohib hosted a gala dinner to honor the accomplishments of the alumnae and students of The Initiative. More than 150 supporters of women’s education in Afghanistan attended the dinner. Among them were high-level dignitaries including...

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