Great Female Authors – Hassina Sherjan

Great Female Authors – Hassina Sherjan

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg’s Great Female Authors Series Presents:

Hassina Sherjan

When America Leaves:
Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan

October 22 , 6:30 P.M.
Dixon University Center, Administration Building
2986 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110

Hassina Sherjan is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aid Afghanistan for Education (www.aidafghanistanforeducation.org), Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Boumi Company (www.boumi.com ),

an internationally recognized woman-owned home accessory business.

Sherjan is co-author of Toughing It Out in Afghanistan and has published op-eds in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, USA Today and more.

U.S. troops are scheduled to leave Afghanistan by 2014. But what will happen to the country after the pullout? Will girls and women have access to education? Will the Taliban have an open door to recruit illiterate young men into its ranks?
Will Afghanistan descend into the chaos that has gripped Libya and Syria?

Purchase Tickets at TicketLeap

Prices:

  • Associates:
    • Dinner and Lecture: $35
    • Lecture Only: Free
  • General Public
    • Dinner and Lecture: $45
    • Lecture Only:$20

You may also like

Community Prayer Vigil

Community Prayer Vigil

PRAYERS FOR OUR NATION Add your voice to those calling for prayers for our nation and a peaceful transition of...

Great Decisions 2021 starts Thursday, Feb. 4

Great Decisions 2021 starts Thursday, Feb. 4

Know Your World. Join us for Great Decisions discussions on the most important topics in today's world. 7 p.m. Thursdays...

2021 International Poetry & Storytelling Festival!

2021 International Poetry & Storytelling Festival!

High School students invited to submit original poems and short stories in celebration of the values of Rev. Martin Luther...

Thanks to All Participants in the 2020 Interfaith Event

Thanks to All Participants in the 2020 Interfaith Event

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg thanks all interfaith leaders for a most inspiring event! Here is a link to...

Back to Top