From a ripple to a river: supporting Afghan women in education and life
Please join us for a thought-provoking and inspiring panel discussion: 'From a ripple to a river - supporting Afghan women in education and in life'.
In the face of ongoing instability in Afghanistan, the panel, chaired by the ABC's Virginia Haussegger, will look at the contributions and struggles of women in Afghanistan today and the barriers and opportunities for Afghan women to build a just and peaceful future for their country.
Wednesday 14 September 2016
530pm for 6-8pm
Auditorium, Chau Chak Wing, UTS
14 Ultimo Rd, Sydney
Chaired by the ABC's Virginia Haussegger AM
- Ms Nasima Rahmani - Director of the Women's Empowerment Centre in Kabul, UTS luminary and PHD scholar
- Ms Michelle Hannon - Partner, Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
- Prof Amin Saikal AM - Director, ANU Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
And with Mark Kenny - Chief political correspondent SMH and The Age
Many thanks to the UTS Faculty of Law and UTS Alumni for hosting the event.
Funds raised from this event will go towards indigo foundation's partnership with the Women's Empowerment Centre at the Gawarshad Institute of Higher Education in Kabul and the Afghan Educated Women's Services Organisation. These funds are needed to continue supporting Afghan women to study at tertiary level and to build their capacity to change their world.
Bookngs are helpful for catering purposes but tickets will also be available on the door.
We look forward to welcoming you on the night!