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October 10, 2013

We hit the ground running once we arrived in Kabul.  Everyday was filled with eye opening experiences at the various Women for Afghan Women (WAW) programs followed by dinners with human rights activists, documentarians, political appointees and even the Ambassador from India!  Suni, one of the founders of WAW, made sure we met everyone.

 

Our first two days were spent at the Children’s Support Center (CSC) interviewing...

October 3, 2013

OK, I must warn everyone that this will be a series of posts because there is just to much to say at one time about Afghanistan and Women for Afghan Women. I'll start with… I have wanted to go to Afghanistan ever since I saw a report from Diane Sawyer about the conditions women and girls were facing under Taliban rule following 9/11.  I talked about wanting to go, but had no idea really how to do it.  Afghanistan seemed s...

August 7, 2012

New York and theatre, what could be better?  We just got back from a fun and jam-packed week in the Big Apple.   Thanks to Daniela and Jon with UNDPI and UNCCOI, we were able to begin talking to various UN Departments about the cause marketing and “Take Action” campaign that will accompany our play.  We met with UN Women, UN Mine Action Services, UN Department of Peacekeeping, UNICEF, UN Office on Drugs and Crime and fina...

June 12, 2012

Finally a week without many off-site meetings and lunches!    As much as networking is an important element to any successful project, it was great to spend time in our office, actually working on the numerous aspects of our play rather than rushing off to meet with various people/organizations.   It was also nice to have a few days that didn’t require us to sit in Southern California traffic.   So how did we spend our ti...

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