Photo Exhibit and Panel Discussion: "Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News"

Monday, November 5, 2007 - 12:00 AM
Nov 5

PHOTO EXHIBITION Voices on the Rise: Afghan Women Making the News

"Voices on the Rise" is a photo exhibition that looks into the lives of Afghan women journalists helping to rebuild Afghanistan. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Afghanistan.

The exhibit is on display at CIGI Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. Free to the public for viewing. The photos are on display from Mon. Nov 5 - Wed Nov 14.

A Photo Exhibition Launch will be held on Wednesday, Nov 7, 7:00pm in the CIGI atrium. Free public event. To RSVP for the launch reception, please click here


Curated by Khorshied Samad and Jane McElhone.

Opening remarks and introductions by:
Paul Heinbecker- CIGI Distinguished Fellow, Director of the Laurier University Centre for Global Relations and former Canadian Ambassador to the UN


Sally Armstrong- Canadian Journalist

Farida Nekzed- Editor-in-Chief, Afghan News

Farzana Wahidy- Afgahn photographer

Humaira Habib- Afghan Journalist