Fireside Chat with Zahra Nazari

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 9:30 – 11:30 AM UTC

This event of Startup Grind takes place in the historical city of Bamiyan in Afghanistan house to the largest sculpture of Bodha.

In-person event

About this event

Winner of best businesswomen 2018 and best female entrepreneur in 2017, Zahra Nazari is a young female entrepreneur in Bamiyan, Afghanistan who started a small scale handicraft business in the rural areas of Bamiyan 12 years ago while she was still school. She invested a small amount of 400 USD to start her business and employed 15 venerable women. Zahar’s company now has created jobs for 60 women artisans to produce authentic handicrafts.

Zahar is also the Chairperson of Bamiyan Businesswomen Association and she is one of the first women reporters in Bamiyan. Further, Zahra is a civil society activist and fights for the women and children rights in Bamiyan.

Come and learn what makes a woman as young as Zahra to choose a different path in life and bring success for herself and impact the society around her.

Check out what happened


  • Zahra Nazari

    Gowharshad Handicrafts




Thursday, September 19, 2019
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM UTC


9:30 AMRegistration
9:45 AMNetworking & Food
10:15 AMFireside Chat
11:15 AMQ & A


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