The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women is a non-profit education and leadership development program working to create the next generation of women leaders in Afghanistan. The Initiative is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.


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April 24, 2016

Wazhma Furmuli, (Randolph 2011) of The Initiative’s Advisory Board, spoke recently with the online magazine Refinery29 about her journey and her passion to make sure the next generation of Afghan girls have the same educational opportunities she had.  

Through her work on The Initiative’s...

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...

April 2, 2016

After serving The Initiative as a volunteer, Robin Ryzcek accepted a position in Kabul made possible through a generous restricted gift by Initiative’s Board of Directors member, Drue Gensler. Robin represents The Initiative on all matters in Afghanistan and supports admissions recruiting,...

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