Women in the World SUMMIT – April 4-5, 2013

From Ambassador Susan E. Rice to Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Hawa Abdi to Eva Longoria, global leaders and inspiring women from around the globe will convene in New York City on April 4 and 5 for the fourth annual Women in the World Summit. See Photos from the 2012 Summit Hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast, this exciting and powerful summit centers on vivid journalistic storytelling from CEOs and world leaders to artists, activists and firebrand dissidents. Tina Brown will be joined on stage … [Read more...]

Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch, Mrs. Caroline Firestone

  Afghan Embassy Hosts Book Launch   The Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C. hosted a book launch party to celebrate Mrs. Caroline Firestone’s latest book, Afghans and Americans United. This is Mrs. Firestone’s third book on Afghanistan. Afghans and Americans United profiles various American diplomats, business leaders, and non-profit organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of Afghans, as well as important female Afghan leaders who are making a … [Read more...]

US-Afghan Women's Council Meets Ambassador Hakimi at the White House

    On July 13, 2011 Ambassador Hakimi was joined by Ambassador Mark Grossman, Ambassador Melanne Verveer, distinguished members of the US-Afghan Women’s Council, and the White House Council on Women and Girls in celebrating the achievements of Afghan women over the past year and envisioning new ways to help them prosper. The successful event was hosted in the White House by the US-Afghan Women’s Council. The US-Afghan Women’s Council is a public-private partnership that provides … [Read more...]

Afghanistan President Speaks to Texas Conference‏

    Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ABDULJALIL GHAFOORY (202) 292 4285 press@embassyofafghanistan.org       Afghanistan President Speaks to Texas Conference             In an effort to further the hard-won progress, the George W. Bush Institute convened Afghan President Hamid Karzai, business leaders, entrepreneurs and policymakers at a two-day conference,      “Building Afghanistan’s Future:    Promoting Women’s Freedom and Advancing Their Economic Opportunity in Dallas … [Read more...]

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