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Khalida Brohi, 2016 Common Reading Invited Lecture and Founder of the Sughar Empowerment Foundation

September 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

When she was a teenager in the Balochistan region of Pakistan, Khalida Brohi witnessed the honor killing of her friend, who had married for love. Today, she’s the founder and executive director of the Sughar Empowerment Society. The nonprofit, whose name means “skilled and confident woman,” provides Pakistani tribal women with the education, skills, and income opportunities to empower them to take a leadership role in their households, their communities, and the world. Brohi’s goal is to change the lives of one million women in Pakistan. A charismatic speaker who has addressed numerous global forums, Brohi is a significant young leader whose passion for improving the lives of women and girls is coupled with her creative leadership for doing so. Verification of attendance provided.


September 27, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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CUB Sr Ballroom
Compton Union Building
Pullman , WA 99164 United States
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