Zarlasht was born in Kabul. During the Taliban regime, she attended a secret, illegal school. She began learning English both there and under her mother’s tutoring. She currently works with a large organization in Afghanistan and dreams of completing her higher education in the U.S.
It was Thursday, the 11th of June, when I received a call from one of our friends in SOLA. She told me that on the 13th, Mr. Ted (the founder of School of Leadership, Afghanistan) had arranged for SOLA students to meet with Mrs. Eikenberry, the wife of Mr. Ambassador, and to pass their messages and any requests for improving the education system and the current situation in Afghanistan. I