- City, State: Cotati, CA
- Geographic Location: North America
- Languages: English
- Age: 55
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:20 PM
Between 1996 and 2001, the Taliban were in power in Afghanistan, and girls were not allowed to attend school. Following the fall of the Taliban in 2001, many teenage girls, having missed five years of school, resumed their studies at the elementary school level.
Afghans4Tomorrow is a non-political humanitarian organization dedicated to the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. In March 2007, I traveled to Afghanistan as a volunteer to teach English and take photographs in the Afghans4Tomorrow girls schools.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 3:28 PM
In March 2005, I traveled with the Global Exchange delegation "Women Making Change" to Afghanistan for an Independent Study Project in photography. I returned to Afghanistan in March 2007, as a volunteer for the NGO Afghans4Tomorrow, teaching English and photographing in the A4T girl's schools.