Tue, Mar 08

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Saint Johnsbury Community Hub

The Evolving Role of Women on the Global Stage Session 2

Afghan Women and Girls in a New Regime

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The Evolving Role of Women on the Global Stage Session 2

Time & Location

Mar 08, 11:00 AM

Saint Johnsbury Community Hub, 438 Railroad St, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA

About the Event

We will hear from:

Manizha Wafeq

Co-founder and President of Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI)

Manizha has 19 years of experience in development, 15 with a focus on women’s empowerment and gender equality working with international, government and non-governmental organizations. In addition to being a mother, an advocate, and an entrepreneur, she earned an MBA from the American University of Afghanistan in 2017. She co-founded several organizations to advocate for women's economic empowerment, including the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® Network and Leading Entrepreneurs for Afghanistan’s Development (LEAD), a predecessor organization to the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI).

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