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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan



Congratulations to Linda Middaugh, Halton Chapter (left), and Dr. Louise Pascale, Afghan Children's Songbook Project, this year's Champions for Education in Afghanistan!

The purpose of the annual Champion for Education in Afghanistan Award is for CW4WAfghan members to recognize individuals who have given outstanding service to the cause of supporting education for girls or women in Afghanistan. The Award celebrates the many unsung heroes who have demonstrated a personal commitment to the human right to education. These inspiring role models help to spotlight the challenges and opportunities for women and girls pursuing education against great odds. The Champion Award dinner ceremony is held each year as part of the CW4WAfghan annual October symposium.

Ottawa, Ontario, September 30th  to October 1st , 2016 – Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) presents its 2016 National Symposium, Afghanistan Ascending: Strengthening Education Together, at the Delta Ottawa City Centre from September 30th  to October 1st .

Please share our invitation with your friends, family and network in Ottawa.  
Thank you!

Time is running out to register for Ottawa 2016!

Afghanistan Ascending: Strengthening Education Together

Time is running out to register for Ottawa 2016!  Click on for the links to register and reserve your accommodations!  Flying to Ottawa?  Take advantage of our 10% discount through Westjet (code is available on the website).

Remembering Shannon Zwicker 

CW4WAfghan staff and volunteers were saddened to hear of the passing of Shannon Zwicker. Shannon helped found the Edmonton Chapter and is lovingly remembered for her dedication to enriching the lives of women and girls in Afghanistan. Libby Bolstler, Edmonton Chapter President, says,"Shannon was certainly the engine behind the origins of the Edmonton Chapter. I know when I joined a few years ago, I was impressed with her energy and positive approach to everything we did. We miss her greatly!"

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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
PO Box 86016, Marda Loop, Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2T 6B7

t: 1 (403) 244-5625

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