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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan

From Flicker To Flame: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Afghanistan

CW4WAfghan National Symposium and AGM - REGISTER HERE

Celebrating 20 years together!  TORONTO 2018
From Flicker to Flame:  Supporting Learning and Teaching in Afghanistan
 

Join us to learn more about the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan and on what Canadians can do to help. Hear how people like you, Canadian and Afghan citizens, are working together focusing on education, on change and  progress. Don’t miss this opportunity to be inspired through constructive dialogue and exchange of ideas! Thank you to all of our member delegates and supporters for making this event possible! Special thanks to our Saturday session partners, Aga Khan Foundation Canada, and the Elementary Teachers Association of Ontario for providing the beautiful venue. 

CW4WAfghan Members’ registration fee is $225 covering all events, including Thursday banquet, lunches and Friday Members’ reception. Advance tickets only, seating is limited.

Thursday, Sept 27th (Ramada Plaza)
7:00-9:00 pm Special Opening Banquet: All Welcome (Public Tickets $65)

Friday, Sept 28th (ETFO)
8:30-3:30 pm Registered Members Sessions
3:30-4:00 pm AGM Business Meeting
4:30-6:30 pm Members' Reception

Saturday, Sept 29th (ETFO)  All Welcome (Public $50; Students $35)

8:30-4:00 pm Public Sessions “From Flicker to Flame: Learning and Teaching in Afghanistan” Guest Presentations, Panel Discussions

CW4WAfghan is pleased to partner with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada to provide this full day of informative and engaging sessions for members, public and youth, with financial support from Global Affairs Canada.

GUEST SPEAKERS (see below for a full profile of speakers):

• Sally Armstrong, Journalist, Author

• Lisa LaFlamme, CTV News

• Khalil Shariff, CEO Aga Khan Foundation-Canada

 

• Noorjahan Akbar, Free Women Writers

• Jamshid Hashimi, CW4WAfghan DDL Manager

• Conrad Koczorowski, Project Officer, AKF-C

 

• Dr. Lauryn Oates, CW4WAfghan Programs Director

• Martin Parnell, The Secret Marathon

• Murwarid Ziayee, CW4WAfghan Senior Director

 

• François Rivest, Ambassador, Embassy of Canada in Afghanistan (invited guest)

Special thanks to the Elementary Teachers Association of Ontario for hosting our event in their beautiful building!
Event Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Toronto 2018: CW4WAfghan National Symposium and AGM
Elementary Teachers Association of Ontario
136 Isabella Street
Toronto, ON M4Y 0B5
Canada
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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
e: community@cw4wafghan.ca

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