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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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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...

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 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 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 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...

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...

March 3, 2018

Board of Directors member, New Student Orientation teacher and host, Leadership Academy faculty member, and beloved khale to everyone at The Initiative, Latifa Yusufi Woodhouse has been blazing the trail for Afghan women - and Afghan women’s equal rights and education - since not long afte...

March 2, 2018

Sapida Barmaki (Montclair State University 2019), junior honors student of Political Science and Public Administration at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 academic term by Robert Friedman, PhD, dean of Montclair State Unive...

March 1, 2018

The Initiative To Educate Afghan Women (The Initiative) Advisory Board member and volunteer Belquis Ahmadi, Senior Program Officer, with her colleague Rafiullah Stanikzai, Senior Project Officer, at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) earlier this month published a white paper - US...

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