Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09

Sadiqa Basiri Saleem 09As a refugee in Pakistan, Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09 was close to earning a medical degree when the Taliban closed her Afghan-run university.

Since then she has earned a degree from Mount Holyoke, helped found the Oruj Learning Center, which educates more than 2,700 girls, established the first Afghan community college for women, and started the Family Welfare Center for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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