Charlottesville NOW's January program will focus on the plight of Afghan women. The panel will include the former Afghan Minister of Education, who was there until the Afghanistan government fell, as well as speakers from local and national organizations sharing their insights, relief work and calls to action.
• Rangina Hamidi, Professor, Arizona State University
• Ellie Smeal, President, Feminist Majority Foundation
• Harriet Kuhr, Director, International Rescue Committee, Charlottesville
• Afghan Student Association, University of Virginia
Plus, at the beginning of the meeting, before the Plight of Afghan Women program begins, we'll hear updates from Virginia NOW on the status of NOW's priority legislation in the 2022 Virginia General Assembly from Legislative VP Marj Signer, and the upcoming Virginia NOW officer election from President Connie Cordovilla (nominations being accepted now).