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March 2015

We are so proud to announce that Fatima H., St. Timothy's School '15, is headed to 


Class of 2019!!!
In this Women's Annex interview, Fatima talks about her background, her goals and shares her experiences as an Afghan student in America.
F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R
G O to our W E B S I T E
E M A I L
And the award goes to...
This past summer, high school student Bahara M., Wyoming Seminary '16, was recognized by the United Nations and the Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture during the International Youth Day Art Festival in Kabul.  Her short documentary  The First Women's Internet Club was one of the top two finalists in the Concept and Skill category.  
Spring Break for a Cause
During her spring break in March, Narges (standing at right), Muhlenberg College '18, traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana with 12 other students as part of Muhlenberg's Alternative Spring Break Program. The students helped rebuild a house which was destroyed during Hurricanes Katrina and Isaac. Read more about her experience. 
 
Thank you!
It is with heartfelt gratitude that we bid farewell to two of our committee members who stepped down this year Graham Cole and Kathleen Deignan.  Their guidance and dedication to AGFAF and our students will be greatly missed.  We wish them both the the best as they move on to other endeavors. 
   
Welcome!
We would like to welcome Alisa Stack (left) to the AGFAF family. Alisa is currently with the US Department of Defense, Senior Executive Service and formerly the Deputy Chief of Staff for ISAF Stability Operations in Kabul.  Alisa's experience with foreign governments and agencies will be an invaluable resource for AGFAF and our students as they prepare to return to Afghanistan during the summers and post college graduation.  
Alumnae corner

Noorjahan, Dickinson College '14, is scheduled to speak at The Hun School on April 7th, 7:00 p.m. as part of Hun's Centennial Speakers Series: A Global Perspective.
For more information, click here

Want to hear her now? Listen to Noorjahan's TEDxLafayetteCollege Talk from April 2014. 

Mariam, Mount Holyoke '14, is currently a researcher at a Kabul research institute where she is part of a team analyzing radicalization trends.

Introducing the AGFAF Peace Cord Bracelet by

AGFAF is pleased to have partnered with Arzu in the creation of our custom Peace Cord. Similar missions - different paths - like AGFAF, Arzu is committed to empowering Afghan women by providing them with skills training and jobs, guaranteeing fair wages and access to education and health care.   
"WEAR PEACE PROUDLY"

This beautiful bracelet is made with parachute cord and genuine military buttons.  Proudly displaying our logo and crafted in Afghanistan it is to be worn in support of women's empowerment and peace.  
Every $25 donation will receive a Peace Cord as a Thank You for your support!
Donate for Peace
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