Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Symposium, Toronto


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!

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
TorontoON M4Y 0B5


Theatrical adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns in San Francisco, California


July 17–29, 2018 
A.C.T.’s Geary Theater
415 Geary Street, San Francisco

Based on the international best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the epic story of three generations of Afghan women who are bound together by marriage, family, and a secret past, amid the war-torn streets of modern-day Kabul. Adapted for the stage by acclaimed Irish-Indian playwright Ursula Rani Sarma, this stunning production reunites many of the original cast members and will, once again, feature live music from renowned composer and saw player David Coulter.

For more info, and to purchase tickets, click here.

Theatrical adaptation of A Thousand Splendid Suns in San Diego, California


May 12 – June 17, 2018
(Opening Night: Thursday, May 17)

A sweeping and deeply moving theatrical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, A Thousand Splendid Suns is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul.

Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center

The Old Globe is located in Balboa Park, San Diego’s cultural treasure.  Theatres are located off of El Prado between the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Man.

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Women for Afghan Women Expo 2018 #BYHERSIDE


THURSDAY, MAY 10th, 2018
6:00 – 10:00 pm
ESPACE at 635 W. 42nd Street,
New York, NY 10036
(212) 967-7003

Women for Afghan Women (WAW) invites you to learn more about its clients, staff, and board, as well as its life-saving and life-changing work…experientially! With exhibits, panels, activities, a silent auction marketplace including handicrafts made by WAW clients, and face-to-face discussions, you will engage with WAW like never before.

For tickets and more information, click here.