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The Lion Daughters of Mir Samir
Wilkinson Public Library, Telluride, Colorado

Empowering Afghan women through Adventures in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, the non-profit Ascend: Leadership through Athletics is helping a team of 13 young Afghan women do something never done before – CLIMB MOUNTAINS! The overreaching goal? Assist young Afghan women in learning leadership skills and gaining the confidence necessary to be change-makers; so they can forge a path toward peace and stability in their war-torn country. Join Ascend expedition leader, Danika Gilbert, for an evening of story telling and images from this groundbreaking expedition.

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