Featured on Episode #8
After graduating in Literature from high school in Iran, where she was a refugee, Fereshteh returned to Afghanistan in 2002. She started teaching English to girls at the Afghan Youth Association and later attended the Computer Science Faculty in Herat where she got her Bachelors degree. After she earned her Master in Information Management System in 2010 from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, she became a professor in Computer Science at Herat University.
She is New York City TED Talk Speaker on Digital Literacy and Communication without Borders. She was the co-founder and board member of Women’s Annex Foundation , a Non-Profit Organization based in New York City that supports and helps women in Afghanistan . Currently she is the Founder and President of Code to Inspire, a not for profit that is going to teach the Afghan girls how write programs and code.