Moderator, Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Dialogue, New York, NY, March 16, 2016.
Keynote Speaker, “The Nexus of Success: How Women’s Political and Economic Empowerment are Intertwined,” 2016 Workshop on Enhancing Prosperity and Opportunity for Women in the Asia-Pacific Region, Taipei, Taiwan, March 11, 2016.
Speaker, “Promoting Gender Equality in Afghanistan,” Afghanistan Familiarization Course, U. S. Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA, September 25, 2015, October 23, 2015.
Speaker and panelist, “Gender and Peace-Building: the U.S. Experience,” Advancing Women’s Leadership and Participation in Peace-Building and Disaster Risk Reduction, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Tokyo, Japan, August 27, 2015.
Moderator, “Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy,” US-China People to People Exchange (CPE), Women’s Leadership and Dialogue, Washington, DC, June 23, 2015.
Speaker, “Women’s Economic Empowerment: Challenges and Barriers Facing Women,” International Visitor Leadership Program (focus on Lower Mekong countries), Washington, DC, March 3, 2015.
Speaker, “Focusing on Women in Foreign Policy” Afghan Diplomats Training Program, International Visitor Leadership Program, Washington, DC, October 23, 2014.
US Delegation Head, Meetings of the ASEAN Committee on Women (ACW) and ASEAN Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Women (ACWC), Yangon, Myanmar, October 14-15, 2014.
Speaker, “Women as Political Leaders,” International Visitor Leadership Program (Afghanistan/Pakistan/Nepal), Washington, DC, March 4, 2014.
Panelist, “Prospects for Afghan Women”, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, December 17, 2013.
Speaker, “Public Speaking & Building Self Confidence,” Kabul University, September 2012.
Speaker, “Strategies for Communicating the Importance of Your Work,” Delegation of ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children, Washington, DC, April 19, 2012.
Speaker/Trainer, “Leadership: Sharpening Your Skills,” Women and Entrepreneurship: A Regional Project for South and Central Asia, International Visitor Leadership Program/Meridian House, Washington, DC, March 7, 2012.
Consultant, Project to Increase Women’s Participation in the Electoral Process, International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Kabul, Afghanistan, September 2011.
Speaker, 2010 Election Analysis, US State Department Digital Video Conference (DVC) with Taiwan, November 9, 2010.
Trainer, Leadership in Political Life, Women as Political Leaders: A Sub Regional Project for South and Central Asia, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, March 5, 2010.
Trainer, Leading Political and Legislative Change, and Strategic Planning to Implement Legislative Change, Vital Voices of Afghanistan: A Leadership and Legislative Skills Training Program for Afghan Women Parliamentarians, Istanbul, Turkey, June 15-19, 2007.
Program Designer and Trainer, Developing Effective Advocacy Skills: A Program for Afghan Women Activists, Policy Council on Afghan Women, Washington, DC, March 1-2, 2005.
Program Designer and Trainer, Developing Effective Advocacy Skills: A Program for Afghan Women Activists, Womens EDGE Coalition, Washington, DC, June 7-11, 2004.
Trainer, Building Advocacy Skills, Womens Leadership in India, Vital Voices Global Leadership Institute, Washington, DC, October 23, 2003.
Trainer, Campaign Skills for Women Party Activists, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 23-June 30, 2003.
Speaker, 2010 Election Analysis, US State Department Digital Video Conference (DVC) with US Embassy, New Zealand, November 22, 2010.