Khaled Hosseini photograph
© Elena Seibert
Please join us for two special April evenings in support of a special school: the Zabuli Education Center in Deh'Subz, Afghanistan. Author Khaled Hosseini joins humanitarian Razia Jan for a thought-provoking conversation moderated by Emmy Award-winning journalist Lisa Hughes (at right) along with festive Afghan food and music on Saturday, April 12 at One Post Office Square in Boston. A private dinner with Khaled and Razia will be held at the Wellesley Country Club on Friday, April 11. If you aren't near Boston but have contacts who might be interested in attending, we'd be grateful if you'd let them know.
Reserve Your Place!
Friday, April 11, 2014
Wellesley Country Club, Wellesley, MA
Saturday, April 12, 2014
One Post Office Square, Boston, MA
- 5:00 to 7:00 pm: Refreshments; conversation with Khaled Hosseini and Razia Jan moderated by Lisa Hughes; Razia's Marketplace: $50/ticket.
REGISTER FOR 4/12 CONVERSATION ONLY
- 7:00 to 10:00 pm: Following the conversation, join us for a festive Afghan dinner and music: $250 (includes the conversation); $100/seat for young professionals (includes the conversation; limited availability).
REGISTER FOR 4/12 CONVERSATION *AND* AFGHAN DINNER
Convenient, discounted parking available.
Transportation between Duxbury and Boston is available to those attending both the conversation and dinner; please indicate your interest on the registration form.
Superintendent Level: $10,000
- Includes: Two seats at April 11 private dinner at Wellesley Country Club; eight tickets to April 12 conversation and dinner in Boston; name included in program and video display.
Principal Level: $5,000
- Includes: Two seats at April 11 private dinner at Wellesley Country Club; four tickets to April 12 conversation and dinner in Boston; name included on program.
Teacher Level: $2,500
- Includes: Two seats at April 11 private dinner at Wellesley Country Club; two tickets to April 12 conversation and dinner in Boston.
For further sponsorship information, please contact Patti Quigley: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Speakers
Khaled Hosseini is a physician and an award-winning author whose novels The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed have been published in more than 70 countries. He is a UN Refugee Goodwill Ambassador.
Razia Jan has worked for many years to forge connections between Afghans and Americans. Razia is the founder of Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation and was named a 2012 Top 10 CNN Hero for her work on the Zabuli Education Center, a school that she founded in rural Afghanistan that provides free education to more than 400 girls.