Follow Us

September 1, 2018

“Solutions to Afghanistan’s often seemingly intractable problems will come from educated Afghans, especially Afghan women, and cannot be imposed from outside.”

- Ted Achilles, Jr. in 2010

PROVIDENCE, RI - AUGUST 30, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women and our entire community of ac...

July 1, 2018

The Initiative is a proud supporter of Summer Internship in Afghanistan Program partner, Teach for Afghanistan's Global Giving crowdfunding campaign!

Teach for Afghanistan's mission is to create a movement of collective leadership by empowering young Afghan men and women in the most under-r...

May 20, 2018

The Initiative's annual weeklong Leadership Academy in Washington, DC is a capstone experience of workshops inspired by The Initiative’s mission and core values led by nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields. Special emphasis is given to the areas of diversity and...

May 4, 2018

Naheed Vadsaria will join Leadership Academy 2018 for our Wednesday, May 16, 2018 panel discussion on professional and service leadership opportunities in Afghanistan! 

Naheed Vadsaria is a fellow alum with Executive Director Christian Wistehuff of Northeastern University (she a 2002 gradua...

March 24, 2018

Students may choose from among ten new employers partnering with The Initiative to provide summer internship opportunities in Afghanistan.

PROVIDENCE, RI, Saturday, March 24, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women is pleased to announce that ten new partners have joined a growing lis...

March 15, 2018

The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women was recently recognized for its transparency with a Gold Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200+ partners us...

March 6, 2018

Organization celebrates 15 years of education, leadership and change - and three new major milestones.

PROVIDENCE, RI, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - This fall, the Initiative will celebrate 15th years of education, leadership and change! The Initiative’s work started in August of 2003, when our...

February 27, 2018

Updated charter focuses on program design and delivery, student recruitment and support.

PROVIDENCE, RI, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women (The Initiative) is pleased to announce the renewed charter of as well as the addition of five new members to its Advi...

February 8, 2018

Two-semester academic enrichment, professional mentorship and leadership certification program puts outstanding professional women at the center of knowledge transfer from US to Afghan public and private organizations.

PROVIDENCE, RI, Thursday, February 8, 2018 - The Initiative To Educate A...