Former Duxbury resident Razia Jan will be honored, along with three other area women, at the Speak for Thyself Awards Dinner at the Duxbury Senior Center on May 31. Jan is known for her work to improve the lives of Afghan women and girls through education, and was named a CNN Hero of 2012. In 2008 Jan founded the Zabuli Education Center in a village outside of Kabul. The school provides free education to 300 Afghan girls. Tickets to the awards dinner can be purchased for $75 at the Alden House Historic Site at 105 Alden St. A portion of the ticket price is tax deductible and benefits the preservation of the Alden House Historic Site.
Jan to be honored at dinner
You've reached the limit of 10 free articles a month
Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.
- High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
- Convenient access across all of your devices
- Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
- Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
- Less than $1 a week