Leadership round-table – Building bridges with the Afghan people.

Leadership Roundtable

“Building bridges with the Afghan people:  Engagement for prosperity in the new Afghanistan”

 Co-hosted by the Bayat Foundation, Roots of Peace, and League for Hope USAID Global Diaspora Forum

Monday, May 13, 2013 1 pm – 3:00 pm

Meridian Suites (Concourse Level); Ronald Reagan Building

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

 Preliminary Agenda

1:00 pm:  Networking

1:15 pm:  Welcome

1:20 pm:  Roundtable Discussion:  “Facilitating Quality of Life and Livelihoods”

Moderator: Rosalie J. Wyatt, Director, Afghan Trusted Network

Co-Moderator:  Ajmal Ghani A., CEO, Afghan Sports Federation

  • Engaging Women and Youth in Afghanistan through Entrepreneurship: Toni Maloney, CEO, Peace
  • Value of Sports for Youth:  Ajmal Ghani, Afghan Sports Federation
  • Engaging the Next Generation:  Zohra Zori, President, Global Management Challenges
  • Opportunities through Healthcare
  • The Power of Education and Literacy
  • Empowering Women through Justice
  • Empowering Women through the Media
  • Partnerships and Networking through a Secure Portal Community:  Mike Donnelly, NC4

2:45 pm: Concluding Remarks & Networking

3:00 pm:  Adjourn

Round table participants and attendees, including Afghan diaspora, will highlight best practices

to empower the people of Afghanistan, including youth, and to encourage people to work together.

To register, email rosaliejwyatt@gmail.com, include “RSVP Yes, May 13, 2013” in subject line and include contact info in the email. Seating is limited and registrations are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. The Afghan Trusted Network was founded in 2008 and is devoted to the quality of life and livelihoods for the people of Afghanistan.  Networking within the Afghan Trusted Network to encourage partnerships for tangible results is facilitated through symposia and a secure portal.