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Stanford Knight Fellow promotes female journalists in Afghanistan

As U.S. troops gradually withdraw from Afghanistan and as the country nears a pivotal presidential election, gender roles and the status of women in Afghanistan have been thrown into uncertainty. Amidst that disruption, Amie Ferris-Rotman ’14, a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow, has launched an initiative that aims increase the number of local Afghan female journalists working for international news agencies.

Pressing on

Journalists and entrepreneurs from every corner of the Valley gathered on Wednesday at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for the Future of Media Conference, an opportunity for representatives from major tech and media players to discuss the role of information platforms in the 21st century.