Posts Tagged ‘Masha Hamilton’

An Outlet for Afghan Women Online

An Outlet for Afghan Women Online

The New York Times reports on the Afghan Women’s Writing Project. To read the entire article, go here. If Tabasom wants to meet other Afghan writers or to use the Internet, she faces not just a four-hour walk but other constraints. “I need to have a man all the time with me when I come […]

From the Afghan Women's Writing Project: "Destiny Awaits"

From the Afghan Women’s Writing Project: “Destiny Awaits”

The beautiful picture above — a girl carrying bricks — is from the the Afghan Women’s Writing Project. It accompanies a work entitled “Destiny Awaits: A Lyric Essay” by one of the project’s contributors, a woman named Nasima. Here’s a description of the AWWP from their website: The Afghan Women’s Writing Project began as an […]

Masha Hamilton

Masha Hamilton

      MASHA HAMILTON at SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE NOV. 2-8, 2011 Journalist, novelist, and humanitarian activist Masha Hamilton is a compelling role model for young women in today’s global world. Founder of two non-profit organizations and author of several award-winning novels and works of journalism, Hamilton was named the 2010 winner of the Women’s National Book […]


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