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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul announced the full committee will hold a roundtable discussion focused on the challenges facing women and girls in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover on Wednesday, May 17th. 

What: Roundtable – Members will hear from former Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Roya Rahmani, former Afghan diplomat Hadeia Amiry, and former Kabul Deputy Governor Hanifa Girowal. 

Date: Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

Time: 10:00amET

Location: RHOB 2200


Roya Rahmani
Former Afghan Ambassador to the U.S.

Hadeia Amiry
Former Afghan diplomat

Hanifa Girowal
Former Kabul Deputy Governor on Socio-economic and Development Affairs

***Spaces are limited – members of the media should reach out to McLaurine Pinover for more information.***

***Coverage note: Check here for updates. The member roundtable will be webcast live here.***