Sadiq Agha: On Educating His Daughters

In a recent photo of Sadiq Agha and his daughter, Fatima, the two are sitting together comfortably in their home in Pakistan.

Look a little closer, and you will notice something rather interesting: Sadiq Agha has a pen in his pocket.

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Liz Walker

Liz Walker is an ordained minister, an award winning television news journalist, a documentary film producer and a human rights activist/humanitarian currently working in the Sudan, scene of the 21st century’s first genocide.

A 2005 graduate of Harvard Divinity School, Reverend Walker first traveled to Sudan in the summer of 2001 as part of a group investigating a controversial slave trade that was part of that country’s twenty one year civil war. Outraged by what she witnessed, Reverend Walker co-founded My Sister's Keeper, a humanitarian group currently building a girl's school in the village of Akon, South Sudan. The former WBZ TV news anchor shot much of her own footage in Sudan, has also produced a documentary on the group’s work there called Glory From The God.

Reverend Walker is on the ministerial staff of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts where she works with young people.  She serves on a number of foundations and boards including: the Tufts Health Foundation, the Board of Overseers for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Board of Trustees for Andover Newton Theological Institute and the Advisory Board for the New England Chapter of the United Nation's International Children's Education Fund.

She is also the founder and principal of Walker Group Communications specializing in non-profit capacity building and corporate public engagement.  

 


Donate Now to Flood Victims in Pakistan!

Thousands of people are being displaced in Pakistan from what experts are calling the worst monsoon floods in more than 80 years. Of those, nearly 600 people have fled to the town of Attock in Punjab, the home-base of Barakat Pakistan’s schools and programs since 1994. Donate Now.

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