Please join me at a rare event where we'll shed light on the current state of life for Afghan women and successful programs that empowers Afghan women with the tools to share their perspectives on life and their needs.
Arrive early at the Second Act Marketplace and grab lunch at the popular Burma Bear with refreshing glass of RAW organic fruit juice and for dessert...have a soft serve ice cream at Eat Well Farm's Icebox. No worries If you don't like burmese—other great lunch choices are Anda Piroshki or Crepe La Vie.
INSIDE PERSPECTIVE — LIFE AS AN AFGHAN WOMEN
Women's National Book Association
Afghan Friends Network
Afghan Women's Writing Project
Kate Farrell, Women's National Book Association membership, team and goals
Humaira Ghilzai, “Afghanistan’s History, Through Afghan Women’s Eyes”
A pictorial presentation of Afghanistan's recent history and how it has affected Afghan women's lives. Humaira will also talk about her finding during her recent trip to Afghanistan and the state of Afghan women.
Lori Noack, "Writing for Change:Afghan Women Pen a New Destiny For Afghanistan"
Lori will discuss the programs of Afghan Women's Writing project and how it's affecting Afghan women's lives. She and audience members will read chosen selections from the newly released AWWP anthology, WASHING THE DUST FROM OUR HEARTS, a bi-lingual collection that covers such themes as marriage, family, love, forgiveness, education and human rights.
September 13, 1:00-3:00pm
1727 Haight Street in San Francisco, CA
Event is open and free to the public.