Afghanistan Arising - January 2014 Newsletter


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RAS Partnering with Afghan Ministry of Communication & IT for Event


We have partnered with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology on their 1st International ICT Conference & Exhibition to assist them in connecting companies in Afghanistan with companies in the US to help create jobs in Afghanistan.

See more on the Event Page

April 2012 Southern CA event


The 2012 Southern CA Summit event is now concluded with guest speakers Congressman Don Ritter and Dr. Maryam Qadrat.

Going Global for 2012


Tenatively scheduled for April, two new summits will be held in 2012: Bonn, Germany and Amman, Jordan. More information about these events will be updated as it becomes availible.

The Northern CA Summit is Today!


Thank you everyone for your tireless efforts to make the Summit possible. Thank you, to all volunteers, speakers, organizations, and other contributors who have helped support us this year and in the past. Thank you, everyone who attended and spread the word about the event.

We hope see you next year!
Photo, video, and other media from the event will be posted on the website as they become availible.
If you wish to share your photos, you can email them directly to, or share the link to your online photo gallery as well.

Registration finished for Northern CA 2011


Registration for the summit is now closed for Northern CA.
Thank you for everyone that submitted applications, we will see you at the summit!

Keynote Speakers Announced


The keynote speakers for the Northern CA and Washington DC summits have been announced. Read on to see the list and their Bios.

Northern CA   updated Oct 17
Washington DC

Southern CA Event - April 2012


The Summit in Southern CA will be rescheduled until April 2012.

Keynote Speakers


The Keynote Speakers for all 2011 US events will be announced in the next week, stay tuned!

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Volunteers Needed for 2011 Events


Volunteers are needed for all 2011 events. Send applications to