Whats Been Happinging

Dear Friends, My life has taken many turns in the last 6 months. My mother died peacefully after 97 years of a full life. My family has been involved with taking care of her estate, a large house that has been in the family for 168 years full of “old things”. I am not going to try to catch you up all at once….

The Role of Women during Periods of Political Change

Dear Friends you are invited to the following event: I am very honored to be representing the women I have met in Afghanistan and speaking of my experiences. April 28th | 6:30 pm Join us for a Panel Discussion International Perspectives: The Role of Women during Periods of Political ChangeĀ  In light of the recent Russian/Ukrainian conflict in Crimea, the Fellows are hosting a…

Khaled Hosseini speaks at Saratoga Reads

Last night we had the privilege to meet Khaled Hosseini who was interviewed by Joe Dohahue at the Arthur Zankel Music Center at Skidmore College. He was sponsored as a part of the Saratoga Reads program which selected And The Mountains Echoed as the book for the 10th year. A fitting selection considering that The Kite Runner had been chosen as the first book…


Dinner at Istanblue and a Movie at Saratoga Film Forum Sunday, March 30th Make it a date night! Saratoga Reads presents View from a Grain of Sand A film by Meena Nanji USA Documentary: 58 minutes, 2006 Sunday, March 30 at the Saratoga Film Fourm 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY Three Afghan women tell how international interventions, war, and the rise of political Islam,…


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