Part 5 of the Afghan series in collaboration with FEMENA
When? Wednesday, May 11, 2022
What time? 11:00 AM EST, 6:00 PM Beirut time
Speaker: Zahra Yagana, Founder and Head, Green Home
This is the fifth event of the webinar series Women of Afghanistan: My Voice to My Home by Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship and FEMENA. This webinar’s guest speaker is Zara Yagana, the Founder and Head of Green Home who is an advocate for a life free from violence against women and girls in Afghanistan. She is the Founder and CEO of a nonprofit organization, Green Home, that helped provide scholarships and healthcare to children affected by suicide bombings.
For over 15 years, she has worked as civil society and environmental activist, project manager, consultant, and country coordinator in several governments, NGOs, and INGOs, She holds a Bachelor’s of Law and Political Science. Above all mentioned, Zahra is the author of the bestselling book Roshnal_khakestar (Light of Ash), which is based on her own experience as a woman who has been a victim of violence and then worked to end it.