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Asia 21 Young Leaders: Changing the Narrative – Afghanistan’s Future

This event featuring three Asia 21 Young Leaders—Saad  Mohseni and Aarya Nijat from Afghanistan;  Faiysal AliKhan from Pakistan—underscored reasons for a more hopeful future for Afghanistan, contrary to what the mainstream media tend to portray in their coverage.  Asia Society … Continue reading

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Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders Ready for Action

The two and half-day Afghan Young Leaders Forum, which took place in Kabul and ended on Oct. 26th, served as a critical platform for thirteen young leaders to convene, connect, and put their collective brain trust to work developing strategies … Continue reading

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Asia Society Awards This Year’s Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders

New York (October 17, 2013) – Asia Society is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Afghanistan 21 Young Leaders Initiative (AYLI), which brings together Afghanistan’s up-and-coming leaders under the age of 40 to discuss the country’s most pressing … Continue reading

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Asia 21 Young Leader of the Week: OMAID SHARIFI

Omaid Sharifi is our Asia 21 Young Leader of the week!  A human rights activist, Omaid who is the Co-Founder of Sela Foundation—an organization that works in improving the lives of the most vulnerable people of Afghanistan. He is also the … Continue reading

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