Opening Reception Tuesday, May 24 from 4:00 to 6:00PM
Exhibit and Silent Auction
To support students’ attendance at Get Engaged!, the Bard Center for Civic Engagement’s annual student engagement conference in Budapest AND in support of families recovering from forgotten conflicts.
Auction photographs generously donated by Zarlasht Sarmast
Auction open for bidding May 23-28 via this online auction website.
Zarlasht Sarmast is an independent TV/Film producer/director, journalist and women’s rights activist born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan, who began her career at age eleven. She has worked alongside award-winning Afghan journalist Amin Haqjo, and anchored weekly segments on the Rights of Children & Youth. Funded by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), her segment focused on articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2012, she joined the production team of “AAW: Afghanistan At Work” as the show’s youngest producer and script editor of the team (funded by US Embassy).
Zarlasht is currently working as the official spokeswoman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Kabul from Bishkek Kyrgyzstan where she is a student at Bard’s international partner at American University of Central Asia.
Online Auction: https://cce.accelevents.com/auctions/
- Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
- Opening Reception in the Bertelsmann Campus Center Main Hallway