Afghanistan’s Education Crisis: Ensuring Access for Women and Girls
Sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Restoring access to education for all women and girls in Afghanistan is an urgent priority in the global response to the crisis in Afghanistan. Join leading Afghan women on the frontlines of education who will share their top recommendations and innovative models for ensuring a future for Afghan girls’ education.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Co-Founder & President, School of Leadership Afghanistan (SOLA)
Pashtana Durrani, Co-Founder and Managing Director, LEARN
Deema Hiram, Malala Fund Gulmakai Champion and Program Implementation Manager, The Afghan Women’s Educational Center
Maria Raheen, Former Director of Journalism and Mass Communication, Balkh University, Afghanistan
Palwasha Hassan, Director, The Afghan Women’s Educational Center and Senior Fellow, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Featuring U.S. Special Envoy Rina Amiri, Mahbouba Seraj, Shaharzad Akbar, Muqaddesa Yourish, Maryam Rahmani, Dr. Suraya Dalil, and Palwasha Hassan.