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Book Event - "The Last Thousand: One School's Promise in a Nation at War" by Jeffrey Stern

Jeffrey Stern is a writer and development worker who is a grantee of the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, and other publications. His book, The Last Thousand, is focused on an ethnic minority community and school in Afghanistan that educates both girls and boys and promotes critical thinking. The book also explores the possible impact of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. 
Jeff also helped establish the American University in Kabul and an NGO focused on women’s education and empowerment that became a model for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative. He received an M.A. degree in International Policy Studies from Stanford in 2012.

Details

When:

Thursday, May 12, 2016. 04:30 PM

Where:

Encina Hall West, Room 219

Sponsor:

International Policy Studies , Stanford Global Studies Division, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law

Contact:

6507259075
ips-information@stanford.edu