June 1st Event in Toronto With Fawzia Koofi: Spread the Word!
Canadians will have a rare opportunity to hear from the courageous Afghan activist and member of parliament, Ms. Fawzia Koofi. Ms. Koofi will address audiences at various events in Canada, including in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto.
Please find below further details about the Toronto event. We would appreciate if you shared this notice with your contacts in the Toronto area.
Also, Fawzia's book is on sale in Canada as of May 21 and you can already order via Amazon.ca. Thanks for supporting this event!
An Evening with Fawzia Koofi
hosted by the Canada Afghanistan Solidarity Committee, in conjunction with Canadians in Support of Afghan Women (CSAW), the Afghan Consulate in Toronto, and Douglas & McIntyre Publishing.
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 17:30
Address: Taj Banquet Hall 4611-4619 Steeles Avenue West Downsview (Toronto), ON
5:30 pm Doors open
6-7 pm Reception and Welcome with special guests
7-8 pm Address by Ms. Fawzia Koofi
8-9 pm Music & Entertainment
Reservations required. Space is limited and advance reservation is required by May 25, 2011. Call CASC at 1 905 301 0761 or email info@afghanistan-canada-
Ms. Fawzia Koofi is a member of parliament in Afghanistan's Wolesi Jirga (Lower House) and a 2014 presidential candidate in Afghanistan. She previously worked with UNICEF and various NGOs as a women's and children's advocate. In 2009, she was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
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