Shabana Basij-Rasikh is co-founder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), a nonprofit that helps exceptional young Afghan women access education worldwide and jobs back home. SOLA may be the only girls’ boarding school in Afghanistan. The school’s innovative college preparatory program is well underway to becoming the first internationally recognized and accredited secondary boarding school in the country. Shabana will share her advocacy efforts and her inside views on Afghanistan during Saint Louis University’s Atlas Week Program on Thusrday, April 3rd, 2014 from 5:30-7:00pm in the Wool Grand Ballroom, located inside the Busch Student Center. For more information on Atlas Week Keynote Speaker Shabana Basij-Rasikh, please visit


  • Occurred Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 @ 12:00 am


Saint Louis University Wool Ballrooms at the Busch Student Center

20 North Grand Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103


Caroline Murphy