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Lecture: “Education for Refugees” with Dr. Sarah Safari (virtual)

December 15, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke (GSAID) “Other Dimension” Lecture Series & the Duke University Emamian Lectureship Series present In Session with Dr. Sara Safari for a talk titled “Education for Refugees”.


This lecture will be Conducted in English & Farsi.


Sara Safari is an author, speaker, mountain climber, college professor and advocate for women’s empowerment. She was born in Iran and moved to the USA in 2002 to continue her education in electrical engineering. While teaching at California State University Fullerton, Sara met the founder of the Empower Nepali Girls foundation. She decided to climb Mt. Everest to raise funds and awareness for the girls who become victims of human trafficking or are forced into early marriage. She is now a board member and director of development of Empower Nepali Girls and she dedicated her book “Follow My Footsteps” to this organization.


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Meeting ID: 959 2567 9038


Co-sponsors: Ali and Parvin Jarrahi; Duke University Graduate & Professional Student Council, Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC) and Duke University Islamic Studies Center


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December 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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