Empowering Local Village Elders and Women in Afghanistan (event)

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Event Date: 
April 7, 2010
ISW Rooftop Conference Room

Empowering Local Village Elders and Women in Afghanistan

Please join us to hear by detailed presentation by Claire Russo, a former U.S. Marine officer, as she discusses her efforts in RC-East to improve local dispute resolution by empowering local village elders. She will also discuss the role of Female Engagement Teams in Afghanistan as part of the counterinsurgency effort.
Guest Speaker:       Claire Russo
                                    ISW Contributor
                                    Former U.S. Marine officer
When:                        Wednesday, April 7, 2010
                                    0845 -0900
                                    Registration and breakfast
                                    0900 – 1030
                                    Presentation by Claire Russo
Where:                      Institute for the Study of War
                                    Rooftop conference room
                                    1616 P St NW (entrance)
                                    Washington, DC 20036
RSVP:                        RSVP@understandingwar.org
                                    (202) 293-5550
Media requests:      Megan Ortagus
                                    (863) 398-6184 cell
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