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  • Friday, December 8, 2017
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Ascending Afghanistan: Rising Women

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An HBO Vice Impact production following Afghanistan’s first female mountaineering team as they attempt their first ascent of a previously unclimbed peak in stunning Panjshir province, conquer the complext social boundaries of being a young woman in Kabul, and return home victoriously.

Watch the film and meet the two guides who led the HBO film crew on this groundbreaking expedition. After the film, hear from the organization’s founder and Afghan program manager by video about the team’s current progress and plans for the future.

This event is a fundraiser for Ascend: Leadership Through Athletics, a 501(c)3. Ascend is an all-volunteer organization, so 100% of your ticket price supports the team’s activities in Afghanistan.