Roles of Women and Religion in the Afghan Peace Process
Join us for the next lecture in the Vernon Larson Lecture Series: Roles of Women and Religion in the Afghan Peace Process by Palwasha L. Kakar.
Palwasha L. Kakar is the senior program officer for religion and inclusive societies at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). Kakar joined USIP after four years with The Asia Foundation where she was the Afghanistan director for Women’s Empowerment and Development. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kakar led the Gender Mainstreaming and Civil Society Unit in the United Nation Development Program's Afghanistan Subnational Governance Program managing a small grants program for Afghanistan's civil society initiatives. Kakar also served as program manager for The Gender Studies Institute at Kabul University. She has experience working with the World Bank Group on gender, social justice and environmental issues surrounding their various projects in the region.
This levent is sponsored by the Office of International Programs, the Department of Political Science, Staley School of Leadership Studies, the Dow Center of Multicultural and Community Studies, and the English Language Program.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 4:30pm