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An Afternoon with Sally Armstrong

April 27 @ 2:00 pm

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Sally Armstrong is an award-winning author, journalist, and human rights activist with decades of experience being on the ground working with women in zones of conflict. She has also witnessed the power of women to achieve change.

Join Sally as she shares stories from her travels including the shocking details from Outspoken: My Fight for Freedom and Human Rights in Afghanistan by Sima Samar, with Sally Armstrong. This is the memoir of Dr. Samar – public official, founder of schools and hospitals, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee. She defied the Taliban at every turn and has the inside story on why the Afghan government collapsed.

Sally Armstrong is the author of four bestselling books: Ascent of Women, The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor, Veiled Threat, and Bitter Roots, Tender Shoots. Armstrong was the first journalist to bring the story of the women of Afghanistan to the world. She has also covered stories in conflict zones in Bosnia, Somalia, Rwanda, Iraq and more. She is a four-time winner of the Amnesty International Canada media award, the recipient of eleven honorary doctorate degrees, and an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Proceeds will go to University Women Helping Afghan Women (UWHAW) to help provide the tools for online education to women in Afghanistan through the Remote Communications Assistance program with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan.

$15 – $25 Tickets